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


Description:

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.


Campaign:

World War 2


Inscription:

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 Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Harvey John World War 2 30-7-1944 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.