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War memorials in North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire Council has a duty under the War Memorials (Local Authorities' Powers) Act 1923 to ensure the maintenance, repair and protection of war memorials within its control. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and the Local Government and Planning (Scotland) Act 1982 apply to war memorials in Scotland. They provide powers to the local authority to alter any war memorial under its control.

North Ayrshire Council is custodian for 23 war memorials.  

Detailed information is available at the following links: 

Commemorating Service Personnel

North Ayrshire Council wishes to commemorate all service personnel, who were born or resided in North Ayrshire and, who have fallen during active service and are not remembered on our war memorials. 

Inscriptions will be added, where possible, to existing war memorials. If you have information, or wish to discuss this, please contact the War Memorials Officer at Bereavement Services.