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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Stewartry
Town
Buittle, near Dalbeattie
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
DR DOUGLAS STRACHAN LLD FRSA
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 June 1995
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44359
Current location

Buittle Parish Church (Closed)
minor road off A745
near Dalbeattie
Buittle
near Dalbeattie
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 1NP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 80810 59892
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Chancel window formed by three separate lights with dedicatory convex headed brass plaque placed nearby. Figures depicted in each light.
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN WHO WENT/ FROM THIS PARISH AND DIED/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914 - 1919. THIS TABLET AND THE/ CHANCEL WINDOWS ARE DEDICATED./ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE PLAQUE TWO: THESE WINDOWS/HAVING BEEN RESTORED ARE/REDEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN THE MEMORY OF THE FALLEN/OF THIS COMMUNITY/11TH JUNE 1995
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, Alexander
Brown, William
Brydson, George D B
Craik, James
Davis, Rev John
Grierson, Joseph
Jardine, William
Johnstone, James
Maxwell, John
Maxwell, Wellwood
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
History
1)The Church closed after a final service on 11th July 2010. It was sold in April 2017 for comversion to a private house. When it is sold the Kirk Session plan to install all the memorials (except the Windows) in the former, ruined Church which is adjacent. Until then they are secure inside the dis-used church. 2)1995: Windows were restored
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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