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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
71634

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Current location

Parcel Collection Office
Post Office
Great King Street
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 1AA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97297 76191
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze Plaque
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ BY THE STAFF OF THE/ GENERAL POST OFFICE, DUMFRIES/ AS A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY/ OF THEIR BRAVE COMRADES/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ THE TWO WORLD-WARS/ 1914-1918 /[names]/1939-1945/[names]/LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, R S
Brunton, J
Cameron, A S
Cochrane, J
Jardine, J
Laurie, G
Mccardle, P R
Richardson, V V
Richardson, W W
Wainwright, J J
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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