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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigtown
Town
Stranraer
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56863
Current location

Town Kirk of Stranraer
Ivy Place
London Road
Stranraer
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG9 8EP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 06427 60673
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • St Marks United Free Church
    Lewis Street
    Stranraer
    Wigtown
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NX 050 605
    Denomination: United Free Church
Description
Rectangular metal plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ SOLDIERS BELONGING TO THIS/CHURCH WHO FELL IN/THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919./ THEY COUNTED NOT THEIR/LIVES DEAR UNTO THEMSELVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davidson, John
Emerson, John
Mccarlie, Alexander
Mctaggart, Charles
Thomson, William
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forname, surname, regiment,
    Order of information: forename, surname, regiment
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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