shows the headstone at the grave of William Angus VC, in Wilton
Cemetery, Wilton Road, Carluke.
The replica of the Victoria Cross
was designed and manufactured by Mr Angus's engineer son, the late
Nugent Angus. Nugent made the replica and fixed it to the headstone
in 1975, covering an original carving of the medal into the granite
of the stone. The original had weathered and was barely visible.
William Angus VC died just two
days after the 44th anniversary of his brave deed. His last annual
telegram of thanks from the Martin family was delivered to him in