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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stewartry
Town
Kirkcudbright
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44414
Current location

In the Assembly Hall
Kirkcudbright Academy
Dovecroft
Kirkcudbright
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG6 4JS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 67984 50853
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque mounted on a wooden backboard. Additional board with three plaques for WW2 placed below. Incised inscription in red and black lettering. Foliate design incised at the top of the WW1 plaques with a stave separating the two columns of names on each central plaque
Inscription
UPPER CENTRE PLAQUE: 1914 1919/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ FORMER PUPILS/ OF THIS ACADEMY WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ PIIS PATRIAE SERVATORIBUS/ SERVATI/ MEMORES DONO DEDICAVERUNT BOTTOM CENTRE PLAQUE: 1939 1945/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ THESE WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES) LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDE BOTTOM PLAQUES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, James M
Biggar, Bertie
Black, J Desmond
Brown, Douglas
Brown, John
Brown, Thomas
Burns, Angus J
Caldow, James
Campbell, Hugh
Clark, David D
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
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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