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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11396

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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
  • Alexandria Bridge street Church
    Dumbarton
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass plaque inside grey and white marble frame, with smaller plaque mounted underneath the large one. Plaque is decorated with enamelled crossed union flags behind a bronze or brass plate with the words 'DULCE ET DECORUM EST/ PRO PATRIA MORI/ ROLL OF HONOUR' and image of a kneeling woman. In the bottom corners are two red circles, one enclosing a peace dove and the other with a burning bush.
Inscription
(LARGE PLAQUE): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FROM THIS CONGREGATION WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) (SMALL PLAQUE): AND IN HONOUR OF THE FOLLOWING WHO ALSO SERVED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS/ CONGREGATION WHO FELL AND/ SERVED IN THE SECOND/ WORLD WAR 1939-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 82
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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