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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Stewartry
Town
Kirkcudbright
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR GEORGE HENRY PAULIN ARSA; FRBS; RI (Designer)
McDonald & Creswick of 60 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 April 1921
    Attended by: COLONEL R F DUDGEON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5866
Current location

In front of MacLellan's Castle
Castle Street
Kirkcudbright
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG6 4LB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 68269 51053
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze Seated Warrior with sword and shield protecting a sleeping child, on a base of rugged stones. All on a cairn. All names plaques are also bronze- 3 large and one small one for WW1, and 3 plaques for WW2
Inscription
WW1 1st Plaque-TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD/1914-1918/[names] WW1 2nd & 3rd Plaques-[names] WW1 4th Plaque- [names] WW2 1st Plaque-TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD/1939-1945/[names] WW2 2nd & 3rd Plaques-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ambler, J F
Anderson, Andrew
Andrew, David
Beattie, Andrew
Biggar, B C
Boyd, Cecil R
Branney, William
Brown, Douglas
Burcoyne, William
Campbell, J
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 96
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1035.00

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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