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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Annandale And Eskdale
Town
Rigg, near Gretna
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45969
Current location

6th row from west boundary wall
6th stone from the south wall
Rigg Cemetery
B721
the old A75
Rigg
near Gretna
Annandale And Eskdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG16 5EY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NY 30056 67235
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
..... ALSO/PTE ERNEST NICHOLSON/EAST YORKS REGT/TWIN BROTHER OF THE ABOVE [VIOLET]/WHO WAS KILLED AT NIJMEGEN/BRIDGE HEAD, HOLLAND/1ST OCT 1944 AGED 25 YEARS...
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Nicholson, Ernest
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, rank, regiment, manner of death,place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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