Giffnock Civic War Memorial

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Reference WMO218167

Address:

Eastwood Mains Road

Giffnock

Scotland

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Cenotaph
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A freestone cenotaph with a simple cross carved on the upper face, set on two low steps and flanked by a curving wall at rear. The commemoration and names of the WWI dead are on a bronze tablet set on to the face of the cenotaph. The names of the WWII dead are listed on two bronze tablets set on the face of the rear wall on either side of the cenotaph. There is also a bronze wreath and draped colours on the face above the WWI tablet. Unveiled on Saturday 5th November 1921 by Mr Joseph Johnstone M.P. for Eastern Division of Renfrewshire. Designed by John Watson F.R.I.B.A. and plans drawn up by Mr. George B. Walker, both working free of charge. (Reference Glasgow Herald 7/11/21)
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