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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Wigtown
Town
Whithorn
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44467
Current location

in the centre of Main Street
Whithorn
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 8PB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 44546 40198
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pillar with Octagonal base and column surmounted by an orb
Inscription
THE MEN FROM THE ROYAL BURGH AND PARISH OF WHITHORN WHOSE NAMES ARE WRITTEN HERE GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WARS 1914 - 1919 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnott, William B
Ballantyne, Joseph
Bie, Nathan
Boyce, Thos. W
Brown, M Primrose
Cain, Alex
Cain, Alexander
Cain, Daniel
Cain, Samuel
Campbell, William
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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