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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71585

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Current location

St Bride's Anglican Church (the former Greyfriars Church)
Castle Street
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 1DR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97121 76298
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass Plaque on black marble backboard. Most lettering is inscribed in black but many leading letters are in red.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/SERGT WILLIE T KIRKPATRICK/4TH RES. TERRL. BTN. KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/SON OF MR & MRS J KIRKPATRICK, DUMFRIES/KILLED IN ACTION AT GAZA, PALESTINE/19TH APRIL 1917, AGED 19 YEARS/THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS AS A TRIBUTE TO/A GALLANT AND BELOVED SON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Kirkpatrick, Willie T
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, relationships, place of death, manner of death, age, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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