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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th June 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29th June 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44306
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NX 97451 75671
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass plaque, WW1, curved around a pillar with additional plaque attached beneath for WW2 names. Dedicatory inscription is embossed on the plaque whilst names are incised. Wreath in relief at top centre of the plaque with a small red painted Latin cross at the top. Raised patterned border on three sides of plaque with St. Andrew's Cross at top left corner and Red Cross at top right.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAR, MCMXIV-MCMXIX/ (NAMES)/ AND ALSO THOSE WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James F
Austin, Henry V
Begg, John
Bisset, David
Black, George
Brown, Owen Mcdavid
Brown, S John
Cairns, Arthur J
Cairns, John
Campbell, Bertram
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 50IN, width 22IN
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
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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