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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wigtown
Town
Drummore
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44436

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Current location

St Medans Church
Stair Street
Drummore
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG9 9PS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 13472 36705
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Also known as Kirk Covenant
    Kirkmaiden Parisk Kirk
    about 4 miles south of Drummore beyond the end of the B7041
    Kirkmaiden
    Wigtown
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NX 134 367
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic style cross on square plinth and double stepped base
Inscription
AUT VINCERE AUT MORI/ ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS, TO THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ballantyre, Alexander
Blackwell, David
Braid, James
Chalmers, William
Chalmers, William
Chambers, Alexander
Cochrane, Alexander
Conlan, Thomas Ramsay
Cunningham, John
Eccles, James
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
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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