Pollokshields Church of Scotland

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Reference WMO203556

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Pollokshields Church of Scotland

525 Shields Road

Pollokshields

Glasgow

G41 2RF

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The memorial was designed by Peter Macgregor Chalmers, and erected in 1921. This is the war memorial of the original church and is based on the form of the Ruthwell Cross and is carved in granite. The cross has the symbols of the four gospels at the top with panels on the stalk of the cross. From the base upwards Melchizedek blessing Abram after his victory over the four kings, Aaron and Hur supporting Moses, David slaying Goliath, risen Jesus, St. Michael. Each face of the cross is carved and if you look closely you will find the Glasgow Coat of Arms.
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They Loved Not Their Lives Unto The Death

WWI Roll Of Honour:Arnott George, Barr William D., Brechin Robert H., Brechin William, Campbell John, Cartwright Arthur, Findlay Walter, Findlay Matthew, Findlay Struthers, Fleming William J., Gordon Charles G., Hogg J. Scott, Hunter William, King Robert T., Laidlaw David M., Liston James Walker, MacDonald Neil Watson, McNab William G., McNaught John N., Mcnaught Robert G., MacNaughton Callum A., McNeill John Fraser, Moodie Ralph W., Norwood John Norton, Peacock Robert A., Reid Alexander B., Robertson D.N., Stevenson Andrew, Stevenson David J., Wallace George, Wyper James S. Additional Names Also WW1 Crookston William, Reid Allan L., Shaw Edmund F.L.

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33478

Pollokshields West

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