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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wigtown
Town
Creetown
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 October 1921
    Attended by: Colonel Rainsford Hannay of Kirkdale
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5871
Current location

Y junction of St. John Street and The Hollow
St. John Street
Creetown
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 7HZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 47559 58987
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross on tall octagonal pillar and stepped-base
Inscription
IN/SACRED / REMEMBRANCE / 1914-1918/ [Names on 4 other faces] IN/SACRED / REMEMBRANCE / 1939-1945 / [Names on adjoining 2 faces]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Charles
Astley, Harry
Barr, Robert
Bell, Robert Alexander
Black, John Adamson
Blaen, James
Brown, Alexander
Bryce, James A
Butler, Frank
Callander, Alex
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Scotsman 3/10/1921- KIRKMABRECK:— A handsome granite memorial, which has been erected in Creetown for those belonging to the parish of Kirkmabreck who fell in the war was unveiled on Saturday by Colonel Rainsford Hannay, of Kirkdale. Three hundred and forty-two served in the war area overseas from the parish, of which fifty-eight were killed.
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