Carmunnock War Memorial

WM name reference IWM54471

Current Location:

Opposite Castlemilk Hall Waterside Road / Windlaw Road Carmunnock Glasgow Strathclyde G76 9DT


Memorial commissioned by William Stirling Stuart, Laird of Castlemilk Estate in memory of his son Lieutenant James Stirling Stuart who was killed in 1914. Sandstone memorial wall with WW1 plaque above WW2 plaque above horsetrough now filled with plants.


World War 1


(laurel wreath) TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF CARMUNNOCK / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR O VALIANT HEARTS WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME / THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT AND THROUGH BATTLE FLAME / TRANQUIL YOU LIE, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED / YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED (quotation from 'The Supreme Sacrifice' by Sir John Arkwright) 1914 / (names) / 1915 / (names) / 1916 / (names) / 1917 / (names) / 1918 / (names) 1939 (names) 1945

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Stirling-Stuart James 9-11-1914 Carmunnock War Memorial View

Further information:

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  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
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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.