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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
Dumfries
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71555

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Current location

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St Mary's-Greyfriars Church
St Mary's Street
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 1HB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97564 76276
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Ornate marble tablet with pillars and pediment. WW2 names are on the bottom pediment
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/THE REV. ROBERT GORDON MILLAR MA/MINISTER OF THIS CHURCH 1915-1917/AND THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION/WHO ALSO MADE THE SUPREME SCARIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/[names in 2 columns] 1939/[names in 3 columns]/1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barbour, John
Brown, Eric
Caine, Carstairs W
Caine, John
Cameron, Alexander Stuart
Coid, Charles
Coid, John
Cooley, John B
Cormack, William G
Cowan, Hugh
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
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Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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