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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Nithsdale
Town
Closeburn
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5882
Current location

Southern edge of the village at roadside
A76
Closeburn
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG3 5HT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 89742 92230
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic Cross. The dedication is on the 6 o'clock face and the names on the 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock faces.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE CONNECTED WITH/ THE PARISH OF CLOSEBURN/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ AND/ 1939-1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Robert
Bell, Adam
Bell, Harry
Carroll, Donald
Dobie, James M
Douglas, John
Douglas, John J L S
Duff, John A
Duff, Robert
Farrow, William
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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