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Balmaclellan-Obelisk

WM reference
5865
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

in layby at east end of the village
A712
Balmaclellan
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 3QF
Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NX 65501 79159
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Obelisk on plinth with stepped base and adjoining hard standing

Inscription

6 o'clock face: TO THE MEMORY OF/ BRAVE MEN OF BALMACLELLAN/ WHO FELL DURING THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ "THEY FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT" 3 and 12 o'clock faces: (Names) 9 o'clock face: IN PROUD MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO FELL IN THE 2ND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Baird, R H
Bell, Geo.
Brown, J
Buck, G H
Campbell, W
Campbell, A
Corrie, T W
Corrie, R
Dalziel, S
Dunbar, W
See details for all 25 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 20
Served and returned: 0
Died: 20
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank, date of death,regiment,decorations, initials of forenames
Order of information: date of death

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 5
Served and returned: 0
Died: 5
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank, date of death,regiment, initials of forenames, decorations
Order of information: date of death

Component

Obelisk
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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