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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Stewartry
Town
Twynholm
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71872

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Current location

Twynholm
Main Street at village centre
Twynholm
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG6 4NT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 66667 54482
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Obelisk on a plinth and 3 stage base. The inscriptions are on the 4 sides of the plinth
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND/IN LOVING MEMORY/OF/THOSE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR/THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 other faces-[names] ALSO/IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN/FROM THIS PARISH WHO DIED/IN THE SCEOND GREAT WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, John
Caldow, James
Caldow, Robert
Caven, Joseph
Chesney, William
Coulthard, Thos. W
Craig, Desmond
Craig, John
Currie, James
Edgar, Joseph
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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