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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Wigtown
Town
Kirkmaiden
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69515

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Current location

Churchyard
Kirkmaiden Church
B7065
Kirkmaiden
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG9 9QP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 12462 36901
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Stone of remembrance with sloped head. Carved cross featured within stone. Lettering raised in black.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY OF/ OUR GALLANT MERCHANT SEAMAN/ OF THE STEAMERS/ "MAIN" AND "RIO VERDE"/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES BY ENEMY ACTION/ IN LUCE BAY AND AT GRUMMAG HEAD/ 1917/ ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION/ FROM VISITORS/ BOARDING THE SALVED STEAMER "MAIN"/ WHILE AT DRUMMORE, AUGUST 1920.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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