Cairn in mem­ory of min­ers

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A me­mo­rial cairn to re­mem­ber min­ers in Cam­bus­lang is be­ing un­veiled next week.

This will take place at 12.15pm next Mon­day, June 22, in the Dr Anne Mitchell Park in New­ton.

The cairn will be erected as a me­mo­rial for min­ers killed in the New­ton pit and will also carry de­tails of Dr Anne Mitchell who de­scended into the pit to tend in­jured min­ers.

Pupils from St Charles’Pri­mary School will be at­tend­ing, with Flem­ing­ton Hall­side min­is­ter Rev Neil Glover and Fr Jose Cir­ilo Ro­drigues from St Cadoc’s tak­ing part in a small ser­vice.

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