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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigtown
Town
Inch
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Apr 1920
    Attended by: Earl & Countess of Stair
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44424
Current location

Parish Church
Off the Stranraer Road NNW of Castle Kennedy
Inch
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG9 8RU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 10043 60281
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Plaque placed in the recess formed by a bricked-up doorway
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL, ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION, IS GRATEFULLY DEDICATED TO THE MEN/ BELONGING TO THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "THEY NEVER FAIL WHO DIED IN A GREAT CAUSE/ THEY BUT AUGMENT THE DEEP AND SWEEPING THOUGHTS/ WHICH OVERPOWER ALL OTHERS AND CONDUCT/ THE WORLD AT LAST TO FREEDOM"/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Thomas
Fagan, John
Fleming, Alexander
Forster, Andrew F
Forster, William
Hamilton, Thomas J
Hill, William
Jess, John
Kennedy, William
Kerr, Charles
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
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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