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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), VC or GC Recipients, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71576
Current location

Laurieknowe Primary School
School Lane
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 7AJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 96455 76025
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two brass plaques on individual backboards-1 for each conflict. On 8 August 2018 the government paving stone for Lieutenant James Tait was added to this memorial.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/FORMER PUPILS OF LAURIEKNOWE SCHOOL/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919/[names in 3 columns] IN MEMORY OF THOSE PUPILS OF MAXWELLTOWN SCHOOL/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armour, Rm
Austin, Wwa
Beattie, J
Beattie, L
Bell, Jh
Blacklock, W
Bland, W
Brown, Ja
Callender, S
Cameron, A
See details for all 75 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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