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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Wigtown
Town
Glenluce
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
James Millar A.R.S.A. F.R.I.B.A. of Glasgow (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1921
    Attended by: Earl of Stair
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5874
Current location

Edge of playing field
Main Street
Glenluce
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 0PX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 20100 57600
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small granite square cenotaph, with tapered sides and a laurel wreath carved near the top of each face. The dedication plaque is on the front 3 face with names plaques on the other 3 faces. There is a separate stone for WW2 at the base on the 6 o'clock face
Inscription
ERECTED / TO THE MEMORY / AND HONOUR / OF THE MEN / CONNECTED WITH / THE PARISH OF / OLD LUCE/WHO FELL IN /THE GREAT WAR /1914 - 1919 / (Names on other 3 faces) AND IN WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, J
Aird, A
Alexander, J
Bell, J
Benson, R
Blunn, E
Campbell, J
Campbell, S
Clanachan, A
Clanachan, R
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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