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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Stewartry
Town
Haugh of Urr
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
DR DOUGLAS STRACHAN LLD FRSA, DR DOUGLAS STRACHAN LLD FRSA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: Lt.-Col. Sir Joseph Fayrer Bart.. C.B.B., M.D. F.R.C.S.Ed, Superintendent of Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, and brother-in-law, of Colonel Herries.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71806
Current location

Haugh of Urr Church
The Causey
Haugh of Urr
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 3LB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 81671 65809
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Stained Glass Window with accompanying brass plaque which also records other members of his family. This window depicts Our Lord on the cross with his mother and John on his right, and the Roman centurian and soldiers on his left. The women of Jerusalem weep at his feet. Note the artist’s portrayal of the head of Christ held high as he offered his life back to God, his work completed (description from a leaflet available in the church).
Inscription
... AND OF HIS SON ALEXANDER DOBREE YOUNG-HERRIES CAPTAIN KOSB/TO WHOSE MEMORY THE EAST WINDOW OF THIS CHURCH/IS ALSO DEDICATED BY HIM/BORN 1ST MARCH 1892 KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/IN THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME 23RD JULY 1916...
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Young-herries, Alexander Dobree
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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, date of birth, date of death, manner of death, place of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: His father
Reference

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