Gattonside War Memorial

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Reference WMO142289

Address:

Chain Bridge Road

The Avenue

Gattonside

Scotland

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Stone cross mounted on a tapering stone plinth elevated on a two-stepped base, the whole surrounded by iron railings and decorated each side with wooden planters and flower beds. The Great War inscriptions are incised into the front face of the cross and plinth. The Second World War inscriptions are in raised lettering on a metal plaque at the foot of the cross as it joins the plinth.
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The inscription at the join of the cross reads 1914-1919. The inscription on the plinth is in capital letters and reads: In grateful memory of / the men of Gattonside / who fell in the Great War

Great War: John Anderson, Thomas T. Clark, James H. Fortune, Thomas Henderson, James Keddie, James Lyal, Robert H. Lyal, Mark K. Mackenzie, James C. Mann, John Millar, James Notman, William Purves, James Richardson, Thomas Scott, Thomas T. Smart, George H. Smart, Robert Spottiswoode, Mark Turnbull, Andrew Wright, James Wynne. World War 2: Andrew McCallum Brown, Tom Montgomerie, Anderson Steel

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