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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Nithsdale
Town
Dumfries
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44252
Current location

In 2016 this is reported to have been moved to the church hall
at the rear of the church
Maxwelltown West Church
Laurieknowe
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 7AH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 96636 76021
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Dedicatory brass plaque placed on side of memorial wooden flower box. Coloured R.A.F. crest placed above the dedicatory plaque
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JAMES B. ARMSTRONG/ SERGEANT NAVIGATOR R.A.F./ KILLED IN MALAYA 3RD MAY 1952/ AGED 21 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, James B
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Commemorations
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, service,place of death,forename,manner of death,age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Casket / Box
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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