Bonnybridge War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5785
20 Gardens Main Street Bonnybridge Falkirk Central FK4 1BT
An obelisk on a plinth, 15ft tall. Made from Peterhead granite, the upper part highly polished to contrast with the rough base. The words "LIBERTY", "JUSTICE", "HONOUR" and "HUMANITY" appear one on each side, while let into the lower part are four panels- one being the dedication, and three bearing the names of the fallen. The lettering on the plaques is raised
World War 1
World War 2
Panel 1-TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS,/ N.C.Os & MEN OF THE PARISH OF BONNYBRIDGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1919/ GRGREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND./ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERYMORE. Panels 2 to 4- [names]
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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.