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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
44230

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Current location

west end of north wall
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
Plain rectangular Brass Plaque with incised inscription in black lettering. Double line border around the inscription
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ COLIN MACDONALD/ CAPTAIN 1/7TH GURKHA RIFLES, KILLED IN/ THE BATTLE OF CTESIPHON, NEAR BAGHDAD./ 22ND NOVEMBER, 1915, AGED 32 YEARS./ AND ALSO OF/ ANGUS MACDONALD,/ CORPORAL, 15TH ROYAL SCOTS, KILLED IN ACTION/ NEAR FRICOURT, FRANCE, 1ST JULY, 1916, AGED 36 YEARS./ SONS OF THE LATE DR A. D. MACDONALD, DUMFRIES./ "DILEAS GU BAS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macdonald, Angus
Macdonald, Colin
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 455mm, width 725mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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