Alloway Great War

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Reference WMO/189617

Address:

Alloway Road, across from Burns Birthplace

Alloway

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Shrine
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Great War Memorial with a small addition for the Second War. Scottish War Memorials Project - A shrine of dressed sandstone built into the exterior wall of the kirk opposite Burns' Cottage. The commemoration and names of the WWI dead are on three bronze panels set on the face of the wall within a classical frame of pillasters but capped with carved tympanums with heraldic designs. The names of the WWII dead are on a grey granite tablet set at the base of the memorial.
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IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 THEIR NAME LIVITH FOR EVERMORE

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