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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Wigtown
Town
Minnigaff (Monigaff), near Newton Stewart
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69567
Current location

Cumloden Road
Minnigaff (Monigaff)
near Newton Stewart
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 6PX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 41156 66376
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Urn with drapes surmounting an obelisk, plinth and steps. There is a latin cross on the front face of the obelisk with the dedication and WW2 names on the 6o'clock face and WW1 names on 12o'clock. The lettering is in black.
Inscription
6o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF/ THE GALLANT MEN/ OF THE/ PARISH OF MINNIGAFF/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names) 3o'clock face: (Names) 9o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, Andw.
Armitage, F A W
Baird, Arthur
Cuthbertson, Alex.
Diamond, James
Diamond, John
Dodd, I A S
Drew, Douglas M
Ferguson, Eric R
Gibson, George
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic1169.html&highlight=minnigaff

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