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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Nithsdale
Town
Durisdeer
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Scott and Rae of Glasgow (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 November 1921
    Attended by: Major William Murray OBE MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69212
Description
Rectangular pillar on a stone cairn with carved relief of soldier in battledress with rifle. Two metal plaques surrounded by iron railings.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM DURISDEER PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ AND ALSO IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE SECOND/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (names)/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, Joseph
Bell, John
Blane, Thomas T.
Bone, Robert
Bryden, Richard
Cairns, James
Carson, William
Cook, Robert
Crosbie, Herbert
Edward, Martin
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Forename, Surname, Regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Forename, Surname, Service
    Order of information: Rank, Forename, Surname, Service
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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