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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
44304
Current location

St. Michael's Church
Corner of Brooms Road (A756) and St. Michael Street (B725)
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 2PY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97515 75696
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Gasstown Church
    A75 about 1.5 miles east of Dumfries
    Dumfries
    Nithsdale
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Painted wooden board with inscription in black lettering on a gold background. Black painted border
Inscription
1914 ROLL 1918/ OF/ HONOUR/ CALLED ASIDE TO GREATER THINGS AUG 1914/ WELL DONE GOOD AND FAITHFULL SERVANTS NOV 1918/ (NAMES)/ * DIED ON SERVICE/ + MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ancell, J
Ancell, R
Ancell, R T
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, J
Auslin, W
Austin, J
Baxter, A
Baxter, W
Bealon, N
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 59
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 575mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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