Tag: war memorial

Blantyre War Memorial

From the condition of the stone on the Blantyre War Memorial, i’d guess this great photo was taken in the 1930s or 1940s. It is of course the war memorial at the High Blantyre Cemetery just off Cemetery Road. The buildings pictures are now gone. It is clear from the lawn, shrubs, beds and railings […]

Auchentibber Memoirs Part 10

The final instalment of Flora Dickson Potter’s memoirs and research about Auchentibber. Written in her own words, Flora in this part discussed the Auchentibber War Memorial. “By 1919, the war having ended, war memorials were springing up in many towns and villages. JBH Struthers and Miss Wallace were the organisers of a fund that was […]

2015 Auchentibber War Memorial

I took a picture of Auchentibber War Memorial in January 2015, noticing it looked like it had been cleaned. Well kept, with nice poppy wreaths. ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF AUCHENTIBBER IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THEIR GLORIOUS DEAD 1914-1919 BROWN Thomas  Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. BROWN Robert  Lance Corporal, Black Watch. Killed in action […]

Blantyre War Memorial

Pictured around 1920 is the High Blantyre War Memorial commemorating those who were killed during World War One. The memorial, in the shape of a cross, is decorated with wreaths and union flags. The dates ‘1914’ and ‘1918’ are just visible as is the tribute ‘OUR GLORIOUS DEAD’. The former memorial was situated at the […]