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West Kirk, Dumbarton. Outside WW1 memorial

 
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:27 pm    Post subject: West Kirk, Dumbarton. Outside WW1 memorial Reply with quote







West Kirk WM
Church of Scotland

West Bridgend
Dumbarton
Scotland
G82 4AD

OSGB36: NS 390 754 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.7243N 4:34.7599W

This stone memorial is adjacent to the boundary wall of the church grounds, opposite the south east corner of church, by the entrance to the carpark.

Overall, 3m high Celtic cross with wheel on stepped tier. Cross in relief celtic knotwork. Wheel and shaft of cross are plain. Shaft of cross rises from a three tier plinth.

Lowest tier rough dressed stone. No inscription.

Second and third tiers of smooth dressed stone and bear inscriptions.

Narrow third tier
TO THE GLORY OF GOD

Main second tier about 60cm high
AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF
THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919.

NEIL BROWN WILLIAM KENNEDY
WILLIAM CARRUTHURS ALEXANDER McALLISTER
DAVID FERGUSON ROBERT SCOTT
FRANK GIBSON ANDREW STRACHAN
COLIN HALDANE JOHN THOMSON

‘THEREFORE ARE THEY BEFORE
THE THRONE OF GOD’
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