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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
Dumfries
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44228

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Current location

east end of south aisle
St. John's Episcopal Church
Lovers' Walk
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 1LP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97491 76445
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Rectangular slate tablet set within an ornate stone frame. Lettering in relief on a red background. Names incised in gold lettering. Cross within a wreath carved at top centre of the frame and flanked by palm fronds. Floral bosses placed around the frame
Inscription
TO THE PROUD MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF/ THIS CONGREGATION WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ in stone frame below the plaque-REMEMBER THE LOVE OF THEM/ WHO CAME NOT HOME FROM THE WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Affleck, W
Armstrong, A
Axson, A
Bell, T W
Bissett, J
Brend, W
Callander, J
Cowell, G
Cradock, H
Cradock, W G
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment, surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 110mm, height 1190mm, width 1430mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth inset, height 750mm, width 1150mm
    Materials: Slate
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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