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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
44294
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NX 97428 75072
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Laurieknowe Church
    School Lane
    Dumfries
    Nithsdale
    Dumfries And Galloway
    DG2 7DJ
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NX 96502 75999
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a balck stone backboard. Incised inscription. Thistles border etched on the plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING & COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beattie, William L
Bell, John Henry
Cairns, Samuel
Cochrane, James
Coupland, John
Fraser, Robert
Gray, James
Grierson, Robert
Hastings, Robert
Helon, John
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 765mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    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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