Mid Calder War Memorial

WM name reference IWM53697

Current Location:

Arched gateway forming the entrance to the cemetery extension. East side the road across from the church Mid Calder Cemetery Main Street Mid Calder West Lothian Lothian EH53 0AW


Stone arched gateway with battlemented turrets. On left a saltire in shield,centre a cross surrounded with a wreath and on right a lion rampant in a shield. With three inscribed bronze plaques - one for WW1 on the outside face of each of the left and right hand gateposts, and the WW2 plaque on the inside face of the right hand gatepost.


World War 1


Over the archway:1914-1919/ ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM MID CALDER PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR Left Hand WW1 Plaque-[names Allan to J Murrray] Right Hand WW1 Plaque-[names L Murray to Yates] 2nd Right Hans Plaque-ALSO TO THE MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945 (NAMES)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Wilkinson Robert 15-9-1916 Mid Calder War Memorial View
Owen J -- Mid Calder War Memorial View
Connelly W 21-12-1914 Mid Calder 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.