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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57001
Current location

To the left of the pulpit
Trinity Church -Town Kirk
Ivy Place
London Road
Stranraer
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG9 8AQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 06426 60680
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Stranraer Old Parish Church
    Church Street
    Stranraer
    Wigtown
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NX 050 600
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Rectangular headed white marble tablet set within a pink marble frame. Inscription in black lettering on the name tablets with additional inscription at the top of the frame. A large multi-section pedimented tablet for the WW2 names has been added at the bottom of it. Wreath with ribbon has been carved in relief in the centre of the WW2 tablets.
Inscription
Top left: FOR KING/ AND/ COUNTRY Top right:THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE Main section: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF STRANRAER/ PARISH CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 AND WHO REST IN DISTANT GRAVES, THIS TABLET IS PLACED/ HERE FOR A RECORD TO FUTURE GENERATIONS./ (Names) 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Herbert S
Arnot, John
Boe, James
Bradford, James
Caldwell, Roland
Caughie, John
Collins, Robert
Coupethwaite, James
Edmunds, Thomas
Ferguson, Robert S
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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