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"Military Men" memorial, Carluke

 
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David McNay
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:59 pm    Post subject: "Military Men" memorial, Carluke Reply with quote

This memorial was erected by the local Rotary Club to commemorate some of the famous local military men. It is located in the same village square as one of the civic war memorials.





For a small village to have had 3 VC winners must be a unique feat.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:27 pm    Post subject: Carluke VictoriaCross Reply with quote

There are THREE streets in the town of Carluke named after the town's VC Holders ...
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The three men awarded the Victoria Cross are also commemorated on the Lanarkshire Victoria Cross Memorial Arch in Hamilton

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