Stoneyburn War Memorial

WM name reference IWM53722

Current Location:

Intersection of Main Street with Park View and Cuthill Crescent Main Street Stoneyburn West Lothian Lothian EH47 8BB


Stone obelisk in three main sections with tapering top. The names of WW1 dead are inscribed on the front face below a laurel wreath inscribed with the dates 1914-1918. The names of WW2 dead are inscribed on the side faces. There is a commemoration inscribed on the (front) top section with a further short inscription on the base. The obelisk is approached by a set of steps, flanked by a stone wall and is set within a small landscaped area surrounded by a low natural stone wall.


World War 2


Front Face: IN PROUD/ MEMORY OF/THE MEN/ OF THIS/ VILLAGE/ WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR/ LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1918/ (Names...)/ WE DIED FOR YOU Side Faces: WAR/1939-1945/ (Names...)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Harvey John 30-7-1944 Stoneyburn War Memorial View
Fairley Charles 9-3-1944 Stoneyburn 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.