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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Wigtown
Town
Wigtown
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 October 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13440
Current location

outside the Parish Church
Church Lane
Wigtown
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 9HS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 43560 55467
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Square cenotaph style monument of local stone. Wreath on front face with indecipherable crests around the top and inverted Sword of Sacrifice
Inscription
IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN/ OF THIS BURGH AND PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ AND THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aird, Robert
Black, John
Black, William
Boyd, Charles
Boyd, Robert
Briggs, Andrew
Briggs, John
Broadfoot, Alexander
Clark, Edward
Clark, James
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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