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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Stewartry
Town
Haugh of Urr
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
The Prince of Wales’ National Relief Fund (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71807

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Current location

Urr Village Hall
Village Centre
Haugh of Urr
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 3YA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 80798 66301
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Printed roll of honour with names hand written. Roll has a decorative border of oak leaves. The shields of Canada, Ireland, Wales, and India are illustrated in the left hand border and the shields of Australia, Scotland, New Zealand and Africa are illustrated in the right hand border. The lower border has shields, cannons and drums, while the upper border has two warships. The centre is a reproduction of the 1831 Treaty guaranteeing Belgium neutrality. Names are in two outer columns. There are marks indicating the names of those who were killed in action, missing believed killed, torpedoed and drowned, died of wounds and wounded.
Inscription
Top: THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ MEN WHO HAVE ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL IN DEFENCE OF A "SCRAP OF PAPER". Centre: Urr/Roll of Honour/ THIS DOCUMENT IS A TRANSLATION AND FACSIMILE OF THE SIGNATURES FROM THE ORIGINAL TREATY OF 1831/ GUARANTEEING THE INDEPENDENCE AND NEUTRALITY OF BELGIUM, WHICH WAS CONFIRMED BY THE SIX/ POWERS IN THE FAMOUS TREATY OF 1839, THE BREAKING OF WHICH BY GERMANY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE/ PRESENT WAR WITH THE BRITISH EMPIRE/ THE "SCRAP OF PAPER"/ ARTICLE II/ HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND/ HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA, KING OF HUNGARY AND BOHEMIA, HIS MAJESTY / THE KING OF THE FRENCH, HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF PRUSSIA, AND HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF ALL THE RUSSIAS, DECLARE, THAT THE ARTICLES MENTIONED IN THE PRECEEDING ARTICLE, ARE CONSIDERED AS HAVING THE SAME FORCE AND VALIDITY AS IF THEY WERE TEXTUALLY INSERTED IN THE PRESENT ACT, AND THAT THEY ARE THUS PLACED WITH THE GUARENTEE/ OF THE SAID MAJESTIES/ ARTICLE VII/ BELGIUM, WITHIN THE LIMITS SPECIFIED IN ARTICLES I, II AND IV, SHALL FORM AN INDEPENDENT AND PERPETUALLY NEUTRAL STATE. IT SHALL BE BOUND TO OBSERVE SUCH NEUTRALITY TOWARDS ALL OTHER STATES. (SIGNED AND SEALED BY) PALMERSTON BRITISH PLENIPOTENTIARY/ SYLVAN VAN DE WEYER BELGIAN PLENIPOTENTIARY/ SENFTT AUSTRIAN PLENOPOTENTIARY/ H. SEBASTIANI FRENCH PLENIPOTENTIARY/ BULOW PRUSSIAN PLENIPOTENTIARY/ POZZI DI BORGO RUSSIAN PLENIPOTENTIARY. Lower edge: Facsimile of the treaty, by special permission of the Foreign Office, To Aid The Prince of Wales' National Relief Fund. (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 48
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Condition
History
The Roll appears to have suffered water damage down both sides at some time and many of the names are illegible
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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