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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
44255

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Current location

Crichton Royal Infirmary Chapel
Bankend Road
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 4TL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 98281 74106
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque with incised inscription in black lettering. Coloured family crest depicted on left hand side of the plaque. Triple line border flower within a square at each corner
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE MEMORY OF/ AYMER EDWARD MAXWELL YOUNGER OF/ MONREITH CAPTAIN GRENADIER GUARDS RESERVE/ LIEUT COLONEL COLLINGWOOD BATT ROYAL/ NAVAL DIVISION MORTALLY WOUNDED IN ACTION/ AT ANTWERP OCTOBER 8 DIED OCTOBER 9 1914/ HIS FINE SPIRIT ANIMATED HIS WHOLE BATTALION/ DIRECTOR 1910 - 1914
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Maxwell, Aymer Edward (the Younger)
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forenames,manner of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 340mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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