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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Nithsdale
Town
Mouswald
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13437
Current location

Entrance gates
Mouswald Cemetery (below the Parish Church)
B724
Mouswald
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 4LU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NY 06441 72638
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large solid sandstone arched gateway surmounted by a floriated cross and flanked by two low angled walls. Name panels for WW1 appear on each gatepost and the inscription within a panel above the arch, the WW2 panel is below the right hand WW1 panel.
Inscription
ABOVE GATE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF MOUSWALD WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ON PILLARS: (NAMES) ON RIGHT PILLAR: AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF (NAME) WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James R
Bell, James
Brown, Gavin J
Dickson, Alex
Grant, Robert
Kennedy, Wm A
Kerr, John
Sharp, George B
Thompson, Robert
Wilson, Andrew
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Gates
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 970mm, width 1120mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth inset, height 1160mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth inset, height 360mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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