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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
Dumfries
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57722

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Current location

St Michaels Church
Corner of Brooms Road (A756) and St. Michael Street (B725)
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 2PY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97518 75696
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass plaque mounted onto a black marble backboard. Incised inscription in red and black enamel lettering. On the left of the inscription, incised in red enamel is an Iona Latin cross fleuree. The cross stands on a stepped pediment. On the left of the cross is a Celtic scroll and on the right an unsheathed sword. On left of the plaque is and incised cap badge of the Tank Corps.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ 2ND LIEUT: WILLIAM MILLAR/ TANK CORPS + KILLED IN ACTION/ IN FRANCE ON 23RD AUGUST 1918/ AGED 25 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Millar, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Unknown

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