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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Annandale And Eskdale
Town
Lockerbie
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
H C FEHR (Sculptor)
Mr James Bow Dunn ARSA FRIBA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 May 1922
    Attended by: Lady Ethel Buchanan-Jardine of Castlemilk
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57974
Current location

High Street
Lockerbie
Annandale And Eskdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG11 2ET
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NY 13664 81669
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by square plinth and a bronze statue of winged victory and holding an inverted sword in right hand and a wreath in the left. Dedicatory bronze plaques placed on the four faces of the plinth. There are wreaths on each face on the plinth.
Inscription
Front face: IN/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY/ OF OUR/ HEROIC DEAD/ 1914 - 1918 Other faces: (Names) IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, George
Adamson, Thomas
Adamson, Thomas
Adamson, Wm J
Aitken, Ian Malcolm
Aitken, John C
Anderson, Robert
Anderson, Wm
Armstrong, Archie
Baillie, George
See details for all 248 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 222
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 222
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Dalbeattie
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
History
The WW2 Plaques were added in 2011 when the town hall was closed, a closure that was feared to be permanent. There appears to have been no formal ceremony for these plaques
Costs

Memorial: £2,500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1019&mforum=warmemscot#
  • John (Jack) Henry Roberts – age 21 – Private (10402) 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. John was just 14 and a musician at the Duke of York's Royal Military School in Chelsea when he enlisted in the KOSB in March 1909. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre on 15 August 1914 as part of the original British Expeditionary Force. He was wounded and taken prisoner in November and held at the Stadtisches Krankenhaus (Hospital) in Eisleben near Leipzig before being transferred to a prison camp in February 1915. He was repatriated in an exchange of wounded prisoners and spent time in a London Hospital in July 1915 where he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He was discharged from the army in August 1915 and awarded a Silver War Badge (490648). Jack returned to Lockerbie where he died of tuberculosis at Harcourt Place on 26 July 1916 aJack's name was entered in the CWGC Debt of Honour Register on 12 April 2019. Private ROBERTS, JOHN HENRY Service Number 10402 Died 27/07/1916 Aged 21 2nd Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers Son of James and Katherine Roberts, of Lockerbie, Dumfries.nd was buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.

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