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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
Dumfries
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71584
Current location

St Michael's and South Parish Church
St Michael's Street
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 2PY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97455 75671
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Ornate marble tablet
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/WILLIAM ANDERSON JOHNSTON/LIEUTENANT, ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS/ELDEST SON OF/W.G.F.JOHNSTON, ESQ. OF GARROCH/MAJOR, SCOTTISH BORDERERS MILITIA/WHO DIED/IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY/AT SEA/WHILE RETURNING FROM THE/ASHANTEE WAR/28TH FEBRUARY 1874/AGED 26
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Johnston, William Anderson
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Commemorations
  • Ashanti Wars (1823-1900)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenmaes, rank, regiment, relationships, other, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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