Bathgate War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5642
Located in a square next to St John's Parish Church Mid Street Bathgate West Lothian Lothian EH48 1QD Scotland
Obelisk on stone base with Bathgate burgh coat of arms encircled by laurel wreath. Two bronze panels with names of the fallen are on either side of the memorial. Five large metal posts of differing height detailing the war's commemorated- these were added in 1995 when the memorial was relocated.
World War 1
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FROM/ BATHGATE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ 12 O'CLOCK FACE: THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ (Names) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: ALSO IN PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE MEN OF BATHGATE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Posts- 1. V/E/V/J/1995 2. 1/9/1/4/1/9/1/8 3. + 4.1/9/3/9/1/9/4/5 5.K/O/R/E/A/N/W/A/R
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Dickson||John||11-11-1914||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|McFarlane||Thomas||25-1-1915||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|McFarlane||William||--1914||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|Park||Thomas||23-2-1918||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|Sime||Ian||--||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|Turner||William||11-12-1917||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|Wilson||John||26-5-1915||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
|Webster||J||26-6-1917||Bathgate War Memorial||View|
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