Barrhill War Memorial

WM name reference IWM80431

Current Location:

on top of a rocky outcrop at the south end of the village A714/B7027 junction Barrhill Kyle And Carrick Strathclyde KA26 0QP


Granite Celtic Cross on tapered plinth and base, up a long flight of over 2 dozen stone steps from road level to the top of the rocky outcrop it is built on . There is a wrought iron gate at road level, which is a 21st century addition, which bears all the hallmarks of being made by David Ogilvie Engineering.


World War 2


6 o'clock face-IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT/WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names in 2 columns with a Commandant of the Indian Police at the bottom] 3 o'clock face-IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT/WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR/1939-1945/[names in a single colu,m]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.