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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)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44235

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Current location

South Aisle
St. John's Episcopal Church
Lovers' Walk
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 1LP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97493 76444
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Previous locations
  • ST JOHN'S SCHOOL
    Rae Street
    Dumfries
    Nithsdale
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Ornate board with dedicatory inscription in gold painted lettering in the centre. Two flanking carved figures Figure of an angle killing a dragon depicted on the Left side of the board. Figure of a person with nimbus, birds flying at the top and two sheep flanking them depicted on the Right side of the board
Inscription
ST. JOHN'S SCHOOL/ DUMFRIES./ IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE FORMER PUPILS/ OF THIS SCHOOL WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ LIVE AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Affleck, W
Anderson, R
Armstrong, R
Axson, A
Brend, W
Cradock, G W
Cradock, H C
Creasy, A
Creasy, S
Dickson, W
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1050mm, width 1360mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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