Shawlands Academy

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Reference WMO205274

Address:

1284 Pollokshaws Rd

Pollokshaws

Glasgow

G41 3QP

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Stone Alabaster
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Shawlands Academy (Primary)The memorial is situated in the main hall which is in the centre of the building and is surrounded by classrooms it is three storeys high. The monument is in the centre of the hall and is enclosed by a brass railing. It is placed on a painted stone plinth with a marble top, at the centre of the plinth there is a rectangle marble plague bordered by patterned “THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE” and a patterned marble border with patterned pillars topped with alabaster scrolls. The brass plate with the war dead is in the centre of an ornate shrine which has a wreath above held by two cherubs with the gold painted inscription “FOR COUNTRY AND KING” inside it, above this there are three sculptures on the left a mother and child in the middle a soldier on a horse sword drawn and a weeping woman. Below the soldier gold painted “SHAWLANDS ACADEMY” above his head a feather plume. The memorial is set in a plastered deep blue painted archway with a gold painted border closed in by white painted wood coving above the feather plume is the painted SHAWLANDS ACADEMY 1914 a shield with “SOLA NOBOLITAS VIRTUS” with a thistle in the centre and 1919 WAR MEMORIAL on the other side. Painted in gold at either side of the border around the soldier This War Memorial was unveiled by Lady Stirling Maxwell on 29th April 1921 . . . The memorial is on the whole in a fair condition with only a few chips to the plinth and some lacquer damage to the brass.
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SHAWLANDS ACADEMY 1914 a shield with “SOLA NOBOLITAS VIRTUS” with a thistle in the centre and 1919 WAR MEMORIAL on the other side. Painted in gold at either side of the border.Then written in gold 'This War Memorial was unveiled by Lady Stirling Maxwell on 29th April 1921 . . .' On the marble plinth 'THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOREVER MORE' A wreath held by 2 cherubs 'FOR COUNTRY AND KING'

Shawlands Academy (Situated in Shawlands Primary School) 1st Panel 2ND Panel ADAM J. STEWART GRANGER GEORGE ALLISON DAVID HAMILTON JAMES M . ALLISON JOHN HARRIS FREDERICK ANDERSON JAMES HASTIE EDMUND S . ANDERSON JOHN HAY ROBERT ANDERSON ROBERT HERON T . ALLAN BAILLIE GEORGE HOUSTON ALEXANDER BAIRD WILLIAM S. HOWIESON ALEXANDER BARROWMAN ROBERT HUNTER ANDREW BINNIE WILLIAM H. HUTTON ALEX . BOLTON JAMES JAMIESON GEORGE W . BOYD GAVIN KELLIE JOHN P . BROWN GAVIN KERR DANIEL BROWN J. LINDSAY KERR WILLIAM BROWN NORMAN KERR WILLIAM S . BROWN THOMAS KNOX ROBERT BRYCE JACK LAMOND JAMES H . BUCHANAN GEORGE LEITCH GEORGE F . BUCHANAN WILLIAM LINKLATER JAMES BURNS ROBERT MAC ALLAN JOHN BURNS RUSSELL J. MACALPINE ARCHIEBALD CALDER EBENEZER MACALPINE DONALD CALDER RICHARD MAC ARTHUR JOHN M . CAMERON EVAN M. Mc CALLUM MALCOLM CAMERON JOHN M. MC DONALD ANGUS CAMPBELL JOHN.H MACDONALD HUGH CARROL FRANK MC FARLANE BERTIE CLEUCH ALEX. MC GILLIVRAY IAN CRANN WILLIAM MC KEAN ANDREW CROWLEY ALFRED E. MC LAREN JAMES DEWAR WALTER C.K MC MILLAN ALEXANDER DICKSON DAVID MC NEIL CHARLES MC G . DUTHIE ALEXANDER MAC TAVASH HUGH FERGUS ALFRED E. MAC VEAN DOUGLAS FLEMING A. DOUGLAS MC WHINNIE IAN FRIER WALTER MC WILLIAM ANDREW GILLESPIE ROBERT MAHOOD CHARLES GILMORE WILLIAM . C MAITLAND ROBERT G . GOODALL ROBERT. L. MAJOR CHARLES GOW DONALD A. MASON ALFRED GOW FINLAY M . MAXWELL JACK GREIG ROBERT MILLER JAMES S . MITCHELL ROBERT MONAGHAN JAMES MORGAN JAMES C . B. MORRISON JAMES THE 3RD PANEL MOSES JAMES MUIR GEORGE MUIRHEAD GEORGE MUNRO ALEXANDER MUNRO GEORGE MUNRO HUGH A . MURRAY MATHEW MYLLES JAMES NOBLE JAMES NORTH JAMES B. PATON DAVID N. PATON JOHN RAESIDE WILLIAM RALSTON JOHN REID JAMES ROBERTSON JAMES C. ROWATT ALEXANDER SCOTT JACK SCOTT WILLIAM SCOULAR JAMES F. SHIELDS WILLIAM W. SLATER ALBERT SMITH JOHN E. SORENSEN ANKER ( 2 DOTS ABOVE THE O) STEELE JOHN G. STEPHEN JAMES A. STEVENSON ROBERT K. STEVENSON WILLIAM H. STEWART JAMES STRACHAN ANDREW R. TAYLOR MATHEW N. TURNBULL ANDREW WALKER DAVID S. WALLACE ADAM N. WALLACE THOMAS WATERS THOMAS WATT GEORGE WEMYSS JOSEPH WHITE RITCHIE WILLOCKS JOHN W. WILLS FRED WILSON JACK WILSON JOHN WILSON ROBERT WATSON THOMAS Separate Plaque At The Bottom 1ST PANEL 2ND PANEL CUMMING ROBERT MC GILL DAVID FERGUSON ROBERT MC LEAN DAVID MC DADE JOSEPH REID ROBERT A. ALL THE Mc APPEAR LEVEL WITH THE TOP OF M AND WITH A DOT UNDERNEATH.

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