Kilmarnock War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5962
Opposite The Dick Institute who keep the key for access when it is locked. Elmbank Avenue Kilmarnock Kilmarnock And Loudoun Strathclyde KA1 3BU
Hall of Remembrance with ionic pillars at the entrance. Inside there is a marble floor, There are 6 Bronze Plaques for WW1 and 2 for WW2 with names, also Brass Plaques for Korean war and Northern Ireland Casualties, and a Bronze Figure of Victory. The 850 WW1 names originally have subsequently been added to.
World War 1
World War 2
Exterior: TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Plaque: IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN & WOMEN/ OF KILMARNOCK WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE TWO WORLD WARS Plaques, two to seven: (WW1 Names) Plaques, eight & nine: 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Plaque 10- IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE KOREAN WAR/[names] Plaque 11- IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN NORTHERN IRELAND/[name]
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Abbott||Robert||23-9-1943||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Bruce||Robert||10-2-1944||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Clark||John||23-6-1944||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Duncan||Andrew||10-2-1944||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Gibson||Alexander||22-8-1944||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Little||James||10-2-1944||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|MacKenzie||Duncan||29-4-1943||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Miller||Hugh||18-4-1945||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|MacMaster||William||4-10-1944||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Dunbar||John||18-12-1914||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Green||Fred||16-5-1915||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|McCabe||Hugh||25-1-1915||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Ness||George||25-1-1915||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Ness||William||5-8-1917||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Peacock||James||27-9-1915||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Quigley||Hugh||17-6-1917||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Russell||William||28-3-1918||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
|Sinclair||David||16-5-1915||Kilmarnock War Memorial||View|
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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.