St Columba's Parishioners WW1

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Reference WMO266219

Address:

St Columba's Church

Gallowgate Street

Largs

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Bronze Plaque containing the names of those who died plus a window of seven stained glass lights by Douglas Strachan. The part of the church where this window is situated is known as the McTaggart chapel. The window records a story from Samuel II which concludes with a soldier pouring water on the ground to symbolise those whose lives have been sacrificed. (c IWM Register). Full set of photos on Scottish War Memorials Project Link
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1914 1918 TO THE GLORY OF GOD/& IN REMEBRANCE OF/THESE MEN OF THE PARISH/OF LARGS WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR THIS TABLET AND THE ADJOINING WINDOW ARE DEDICATED/[names in 2 columns]/for these thy servants we praise thee O Lord

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