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Viewpark (otherwise known as Janefield Place)


KA15 2BT


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Painted
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Celtic cross on tall octagonal pillar, pedestal and 4 stage octagonal base. The WW1 names are carved on each of the eight sides of the pedestal and the WW2 names on 5 of the 8 sides of the top base level- the other 3 sides are additional WW1 names. There is a wreath carved at the bottom of the column, and there is a pattern carved on the front of the column and cross. It was originally at Bigholm Hill, Beith. From The Scotsman Monday 8th November 1920- BEITH- In presence of a large gathering the Beith War Memorial was unveiled on Saturday by Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, M.P. for Bute and North Ayrshire. The memorial, which takes the form of a Celtic cross, is erected on a commanding site on the Bigholm Hill, overlooking the town, and on the panels are inscribed the names of 172 Beith men who fell in the war.
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WW1: Adams William Private/ Ainslie Alexander Private/ Allan Robert Sergeant/ Anderson William Private/ Arthur Charles Private/ Barr Andrew Lance Corporal/ Barr Andrew Private/ Barr Fulton C. Private/ Barr Robert Private/ Barr Robert Private/ Barr William Private/ Barr William Private/ Pte Andrew Bell/ Pte John Bell/ Pte Malcolm Bell/ Pte George Bell/ Binnie Daniel Private/ Blackwood William Private/ Brodie James Private/ Brodie John C. Private/ Burns Robert Able/ Seaman Royal Navy?/ Burns Walter S.Lieutenant/ Bustard Samuel Private/ Caisley John Private/ Campbell John Private/ Cavan George Sergeant Major/ Chalmers Francis Sergeant/ Chalmers James Private/ Chalmers T.K. Private/ Clark David Private/ Clark Peter Private/ Clark William Private/ Colligan George Private/ Connelly Charles Private/ Craig Robert Private/ Craig Robert Private/ Craig William Lance Corporal/ Crawford Kenneth Second Lieutenant/ Dale James S. Leading Seaman Royal Navy?/ Dickie John Private/ Dickson John Lance Corporal / Donald J. McF. Private/ Drennan Charles Private/ Drummond F. Private/ Ferguson James Private/ Ferguson James Private/ Fraser Simon L. Chief Petty Officer Royal Navy?/ Fulton Alexander Second Lieutenant/ Fulton William W. Private/ Fyfe James Private/ Pte Archibald Galbraith/ Galt George Private/ Galt James Lance Corporal/ Galt James Private/ Galt John Private/ Gardiner Robert Private/ Gibson Allan Private/ Gibson Harry Private/ Pte Hugh Gilmour/ Gilmour John Sergeant/ Gilmour John Private/ Pte Robert S Gilmour/ Gilmour William Lance Corporal/ Gordon James Private/ Gordon Robert Private/ Grossart W. Private/ Hamilton Gavin Private/ Hamilton Jack Private/ Hamilton James Private/ Harper James Private/ Harvey Robert Private/ Henderson W. Private/ Hendry Jack W. Lance Corporal/ Higgins Hugh Second Lieutenant/ Pte James Hodgart/ Horne Cecil Private/ Houston Peter Private/ Houston William Lance Corporal/ Irvine Andrew Private/ Irvine John Private/ Jack James Private/ Jack John Private/ Jamieson James Private/ Jessamine J.W. Private/ Johnstone William Private/ Kelly John Private/ Kennedy William Private/ Kerr Alexander Private/ Kerr Andrew S. Private/ Kerr John Private/ Kerr William Lieutenant/ Kerr William Private/ King George Lance Corporal Kirkland James Signaller/ Kirkwood D. Private/ Lambie M. Lance Corporal M.M./ Lindsay James Private/ Love James Private/ Love John Private/ Mack John Corporal/ MacKie James S. Private/ MacNeill Robert A. Second Lieutenant/ Marshall William Private/ Matthews H. Private/ Pte James McAllister/ Sgt Terence McCabe/ Pte William McCabe/ McCall James Private/ McCard George Private/ McCard Richard Private/ McDonald George Private/ McDougall M. Private/ McEwan Thomas Private/ McFarlane Joseph Private/ McGregor James C. Sergeant/ McLelland James Private/ McMath James Private/ McNee John Private/ McWhinnie James Private/ Meikle Allan Able Seaman Royal Navy?/ Melville Joseph T. Second Lieutenant/ Mercer James Private/ Millan Alexander Private/ Millar James S. Sergeant/ Mitchell McL. Corporal/ Mitchell William Private/ Muir Jack Corporal/ Muir Robert Private/ Murphy Charles Private/ Osborne J. Second Lieutenant M.M./ Park Matthew Private/ Pate John Private/ Pattison James Private/ Peat Archibald Private/ Pollock Max K. Captain/ Ritchie J.K.T. Private/ Ritchie James Private/ Ritchie Rob Private/ Robertson D. Corporal/ Robertson J.C. Corporal/ Roy Alexander Sergeant/ Roy James Lance Corporal/ Roy John Private/ Scott William Private/ Seggie Rob Private/ Shedden William Lance Corporal/ Short Edward S. Private/ Smith Alexander Private/ Smith Hugh Private/ Smith John Private/ Steel Alexander Driver/ Stevenson C. Private/ Stevenson T.K. Lieutenant/ Stewart John Private/ Stewart John Sergeant/ Stewart William Major/ Street Arthur Private/ Struthers W. Corporal/ Thomson C.B. Able Seaman Royal Navy?/ Thomson Jack Lance Corporal/ Walker John Private/ Wallace John Private/ Warden John Private/ Wark James Private/ White John Private/ Wilson Alexander Private/ Wilson H.G. Private/ Wilson R. McI. Private/ Wilson Robert Sergeant Major/ Wilson Thomas Private/ Wylie Hugh M. Private/ Young Andrew Sergeant/ WW2: Allan John J. Engineer/ Anderson John S. Able Seaman/ Arnott John Sergeant/ Clark William Private/ Crosbie John J. Sergeant/ Guy Robert Sergeant Navigator/ Dale Cochrane M. Warrant Officer/ Dickie William Private/ Drummond William L.A.C./ Fleming William Sergeant/ Gillespie Charles Sergeant/ Glasgow William Gunner/ Hamilton Robert Sergeant/ Hays Robert G. Private/ Henderson Alexander Sergeant/ Jack William C. Sergeant/ Kennedy Adam Driver/ MacGregor George Private/ McBeth James Sapper/ McGhee Francis Lance Corporal/ McIntosh Hugh Able Seaman/ McLachlan Robert Private/ McLennan D.D. L.A.C./ McLeod John Sergeant/ McMillan Roland H. Private/ McNulty William Lance Corporal/ Montgomery James Craftsman/ Smith David Sergeant/ Smith Robert A. Signaller/ Steven A.J.K. Sergeant/ Stevenson John Sergeant/ Waterston Robert Sergeant/ Waterston William Sergeant/ Wilson James Lance Corporal/ Wilson John Gunner

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