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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Annandale And Eskdale
Town
Clarencefield
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
JW Dods & Son of Dumfries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44104
Current location

On roadside
On Main Street (B724)
Clarencefield
Annandale And Eskdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 4NF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NY 09164 68637
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Tapered Base surmounted by tapered plinth, and Celtic cross. Inscription in black lettering on two sides of plinth. memorial fronted with 4 steps and surrounded by iron railings and a sandstone wall. Celtic Knot design on front of cross
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED BY/ THE PEOPLE/ OF RUTHWELL/ IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ THE SOLDIERS/ FROM THE/ PARISH/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 19/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 3 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, John
Bell, John
Boyd, Thomas
Broatch, George
Dunbar, Murray H
Dunkeld, Robert
Gillies, Joseph
Gordon, Robert J
Gordon, Thomas
Irving, George R
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,age
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,age
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 200mm, height 2620mm, width 405mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 910-820mm, height 310mm, width 1480-1250
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 910-820mm, height 590mm, width 1010-700mm
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY COUNCIL
Reference
  • A+E 21

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