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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stewartry
Town
Castle Douglas
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44379
Current location

Castle Douglas Parish Church
Queen Street
Castle Douglas
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 1EP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 76549 62198
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • St George's Church
    Castle Douglas
    Stewartry
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: United Free Church
Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque with incised inscription in black lettering. Cross depicted at top centre of the plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ MEMBERS AND ADHERENTS OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."/ 1914 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, James
Crosbie, David
Mcgill, Sam
Mcleod, Robert
Mcnaught, James
Stewart, James
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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