War Memorials & Service Records

United Collieries Active Service Roll

Click on the links below to view names from the United Collieries Limited Roll of Employees On Active Service, 1914 – 1919.  This list give the names, colliery and regiments of over 2000 employees of the company who served in the First World War.  Of these men, 289 were killed in action or died of wounds.

War Memorials

The following war memorials have been photographed.  Click on the name to view.  For more information on individuals go to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site

We are no longer actively photographing or transcribing memorials although we may add a few more as time permits.  If you are interested in war memorials in other areas, visit the Scottish War Memorials Project