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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Nithsdale
Town
Beeswing
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71726
Current location

Village Hall
A711
Beeswing
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 8QY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 89738 69558
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Village Hall with Wooden Board as a memorial for WW1
Inscription
Brass Plaque-1932/BEQUEATHED TO/BEESWING WAR MEMORIAL HALL/BY THE LATE PRESIDENT/REV GM GIBB MA Board-IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS DISTRICT/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blackwood, Robert
Cook, Walter
Dempster, James
Hamilton, James P
Livingstone, Fred
Mcadam, James F
Mccubbing, William
Roan, Walter L
Smith, Thomas A
Thomson, James
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Board
    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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