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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stewartry
Town
Dundrennan
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 Jul 2010
    Attended by: Church Minister at Rerrick Parish Church
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 July 2010
    Attended by: Mrs Georgina (Ina) Wood, nee Hamilton
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69406

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Current location

In front of Rerrick Parish Church Beside the civic war memorial
Dundrennan
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG6 4QH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 74919 47732
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque on pre-existing stone wall with the raised lettering.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEMBERS OF THE HAMILTON FAMILY/ WHO DIED ON THE 18TH JULY 1944/ WHEN A BRISTOL BEAUFIGHTER AIRCRAFT CRASHED/ IN DUNDRENNAN VILLAGE/ (names)/ALSO THE TWO AIRMEN WHO DIED IN THE CRASH/[names]/ "Gone but not forgotten"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hamilton, Agnes
Hamilton, Georgina
Hamilton, Henry
Hamilton, James
Wiles, Henry
Young, Eric
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, age, surname, date of death, place of death, relationships, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, regiment, age, date of death, place of death, manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Costs

Site: Free of charge

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Public subscription following campaign by Jean Brown of the local history society
Responsibility
Dundrennan Local History Society
Reference

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