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CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards 2008

The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) war memorial stands in Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Strathclyde. It takes the form of a helmeted soldier holding a rifle with bayonet attached, advancing from a trench; to his right a comrade fires a machinegun and to his left a soldier lies wounded. The sculptor was P Lindsey Clark and was unveiled 9th August 1924 by Field Marshall the Earl Haig.
Photographs (above) Copyright © Baird Ferguson 2008
Photographs (below) Copyright © Duncan McLaren 2009

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF ALL RANKS
THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES) WHO,
TOP UPHOLD LIBERTY AND JUSTICE IN THE WORLD<
LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO WORLD WARS
1914 - 1918 AND 1939 - 1945

THE 6/7TH BATTALION, CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)
WAS DISBANDED ON THE 31ST MARCH 1967
AND THE 1ST REGULAR BATTALION ON THE 14TH MAY 1968
THUS ENDING THE REGIMENTS LONG MILITARY ASSOCIATION
WITH THE CITY OF GLASGOW

THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY
THE LORD PROVOST OF GLASGOW
THE RT. HON. JOHN JOHNSTON.

O VALIANT HEARTS, WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME
THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT AND THRO' BATTLE FLAME;
TRANQUIL YOU LIE. YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED
YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED.

Last updated 4 September, 2009

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