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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Nithsdale
Town
Holywood
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69545
Current location

Outside the church
Holywood Parish Church and Churchyard
School Road
Holywood
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 0RF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 95491 79651
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A two steps base to pink granite tapered plinth with obelisk. The inscription is carved in black and names are on the sides of plinth. The obelisk is decorated with crossed flags and laurel leaves. A Latin phrase 'Pro Patria' is written in the middle of the crossed flags.
Inscription
THIS MONUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED/ BY THE PEOPLE OF HOLYWOOD/ TO THE SACRED MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO LEFT THIS PARISH/ AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "Greater love hath no man than this/ than a man lay down his lift/ for his friends"/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barbour, Robert
Burgess, David
Callander, James
Cluckie, John
Craig, Ernest Leslie
Craig, George Lyell
Craig, James
Grierson, Andrew
Henderson, Robert
Henry, Thomas
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, regiment, home address
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: This monument has been erected by the people of Holywood.
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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© WMR-69545

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