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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigtown
Town
Challoch, 2 miles north of Newton Stewart
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71950
Current location

Challoch Church
A714/B7027 junction
Challoch
2 miles north of Newton Stewart
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 6RB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 38522 67495
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Brass Plaque with decorative borders. Lettering is inscribed, mainly in black, but some is in red. There are two small additional brass plaques below the main one for casualties who died after it had been erected, just with their names etc on.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/THIS TABLET IS ERECTED IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE UNDERNAMED MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND ALSO AS A/THANK OFFERING FOR FIFTY TWO OTHER MEMBERS WHO AFTER SERVING ON LAND AND SEA WERE SPARED/TO SEE THE VICTORY OF THEIR NATIONS CAUSE/[names]/THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, Francis Arthur William
Armstrong, Henry Wilkinson
Erskine, Arthur Charles
Girvan, John
Mcmichael, James
Scott, Herbert
Stewart, Keith Anthony (the Hon)
Varney, William
Walsh, Charles
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 52
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, manner of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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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