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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Nithsdale
Town
Maxwelltown
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Henry Price, London
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5862
Current location

Junction of Rochelles Road and New Abbey Road
New Abbey Road/Rochelle Road
Maxwelltown
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 7LZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 96550 75468
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Soldier standing on granite plinth (which surmounts a 4 stage granite base-the bottom 2 stages are circular) in field dress and Tam o'Shanter with outflung arms. The coats of arms are for Maxwelltown, King's Own Scottish Borderers Regiment, Thistle wreath and Crowned Lion Rampant.
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ IN/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THE/ BURGH OF MAXWELLTOWN/ AND THE/ PARISH OF TROQUEER/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1919 '' THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE'' 3 O' Clock face BURGH OF MAXWELLTOWN (names) 12 O'Clock face (names) 9 O'Clock face (NAMES),/TROQUEER LANDWARD (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, R
Alexander, W M C
Allan, Robert S
Allan, Samuel Mct
Anderson, Richard
Armour, Robert M
Austin, Henry V
Axson, Alfred
Bannerman, Eric
Bannerman, Robert G
See details for all 219 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 219
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 219
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initial, rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 880 mm, height 1780 mm, width 880 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth c550 mm, height c2000 mm, width c1000 mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2950 mm, height 130 mm, width 2950 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 2210mm dia, height 130 mm, width 2210mm dia
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1470 mm, height 330 mm, width 1470 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1150 mm, height 180 mm, width 1150 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Detail
    Measurements: depth 10 mm, height 290 mm, width 240 mm
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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