United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
  The Imperial War Museum

Quintinshill Railway Accident

Our Ref: 13438

Address

Larbert Station
Larbert
CENTRAL
Scotland
FK5 4AN
 
Type: Board/Plaque/Tablet
OS Map Ref: NS 859 825

Inscription

QUINTINSHILL RAIL DISASTER/ 22ND MAY 1915/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE 1/7TH BATTALION/ THE ROYAL SCOTS LEITH TERRITORIAL BATTALION/ WHO LEFT LARBERT STATION ON THEIR WAY TO/ THE FRONT TO FIGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ BUT WHO MET THEIR DEATHS IN A RAIL DISASTER/ AT QUINTINSHILL OUTSIDE GRETNA/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/ ERECTED BY CLLR. W. BUCHANAN

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
TABLET MARBLE - BLACK       Good

Physical Description

Badge of the Royal Scots above inscription. Gilt lettering on black marble.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

War First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 0
Is this an exact count? Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered? Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read? No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: None
Did this include a trust or scholarship? No
Did this include a roll of honour? NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site: Not known
Cost of Memorial: Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:  
Photographs: 2
Other Documents: Minutes of Railway Heritage Committee Meeting 20 June 2008. Referred to Scottish Sub-committee.
Form / Letter: O
Negatives: No
Drawings / Plans: No
Minutes: No