Lochgilphead War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5978
Harbourside junction of A83 and Argyll Street Lochgilphead Argyll And Bute Strathclyde PA31 8LP
A square pedestal of unusual design with decorative medallions carved with celtic designs and battle honours on the four faces at the upper corners. The pedestal stands on a low circular stepped base and is surmounted by a rustic celtic cross carved in freestone with boss and wheel-head. The commemoration and names of the WW1 dead are listed on a bronze panel set into the face of the pedestal. The commemoration and names of the WW2 dead are carried on two smaller bronze panels set into the face of two low stone pillars which flank the pedestal (1 for the dedication & 1 for the names).
World War 1
World War 2
Corner Stones- MESOPOTAMIA/THE OCEAN/YPRES/MONS/BEAUMONT-HAMEL/GALLIPOLI WW1 Plaque-THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THE PARISH OF LOCHGILPHEAD/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/[names] WW2 Plaque-THESE ADDED STONES/ARE RAISED/TO COMMEMORATE/THE MEN OF OUR/TOWN WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN/THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/MARION AD AIHM/GU SUTHAIN SIOR/[names on two other plaques]
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Ferguson||Duncan||11-11-1914||Lochgilphead War Memorial||View|
|Grant||William||16-5-1915||Lochgilphead War Memorial||View|
|McKay||Donald||12-10-1915||Lochgilphead War Memorial||View|
|MacNair||Archie||11-3-1917||Lochgilphead War Memorial||View|
|MacLellan||Peter||--||Lochgilphead 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.
- The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
- A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
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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.