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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), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44289
Current location

Troqueer Church
Troqueer Road
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 7BF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97433 75080
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Triangular headed stone tablet mounted on a stone backboard with inscription in black lettering. Wreath and laurel branches in relief at top centre of tablet
Inscription
PRO/ PATRIA/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE TROQUEER CHURCH, AND CONGREGATION,/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, David
Allan, Robert S
Biggar, William F
Black, John
Burn, William J
Clover, A M T
Copland, Thomas
Cowan, Alexander
Dunkeld, William D
Ferguson, William
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
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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