Campbeltown War Memorial
WM name reference IWM29850
On the edge of the park facing Campbeltown Loch Kinloch Park The Esplanade Campbeltown Argyll And Bute Strathclyde PA28 6DZ
A four sided column made from roughly hewn grey granite blocks. The top is a stepped point, surmounted by a small cross. On each side within an indented rectangular panel is a cross of paler grey granite. At the base on the front side is a rectangular tablet of smooth grey stone with a carved inscription commemorating the First World War. Beneath this is a rectangular tablet of smooth pale grey stone with an inscription in black lettering commemorating the Second World War. Around the other sides of the base are three panels, each of 3 tablets (so 9 in all) of First World War names and four tablets of Second World War names.
World War 1
World War 2
ON WEST FACE OF BASE: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS TOWN AND PARISH/ WHO/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ MAIRIADH AN CLIU GU SIORRUIDH*/ ON SEPARATE PLAQUE BELOW: AND/ ALSO TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945 * Translation from Gaelic: 'Their fame shall endure forever'
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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.