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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dumbarton
Town
Balloch
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11393

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Current location

Balloch United Reformed Church
Balloch
Dumbarton
Strathclyde
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 380 780
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • Old Alexandria Church
    Dumbarton
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque in large wooden frame. There is a smaller metal plate above the large one with a lady holding a wreath, kneeling next to the words 'DULCE ET DECORUM/ EST PRO PATRIA MORI'; below are the words 'ROLL OF HONOUR'. Leaves carved on right and left of plaque, and union flag enamelled beneath list of names.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED (NAMES) 1914 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 89
    Served and returned: 79
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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