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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stewartry
Town
Mid Kelton
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs R & L Little of Castle Douglas (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 Jun 1922
    Attended by: Dr. Welsh of Castle Douglas
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72076
Current location

Kelton Church
on minor road off the A75
from the west end of Carlingwark Loch
Mid Kelton
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 1SG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 75902 60155
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Marble Tablet for the dedication, with a separate white marble tablet for the names, together on a black marble backboard
Inscription
To The Glory of God/and in Grateful Memory of those/who gave their lives for their Country/in the Great War/1914-1918/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bone, Q
Boulton, E
Callender, D
Caven, J
Dalrymple, J
Edgar, J
Edgar, R
Edgar, R
Ferguson, M
Gordon, W
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1265
  • The Dumfries & Galloway Standard of 21 June 1922 reports: KELTON CHURCH MEMORIAL Tablet Unveiled by Dr. Welsh. The war memorial erected by the congregation of Kelton Parish Church was unveiled on Sunday by Dr. Welsh, Castle Douglas.... The service was conducted by the Rev. D. M. Henry, minister of the parish.... The memorial is a mural tablet of Sicilian marble on a heavy black and gold marble background. The top piece is carved and moulded to an excellent design and at the sides are dark green marble columns. The bottom part is a plain slab also of Sicilian marble, and bearing the names of the fallen. The work was carried out by Messrs. R. and J. Little, monumental masons, Castle Douglas..... Dr. Welsh said..... in grateful and affectionate memory of the men of this parish who gave their lives in the Great War, this memorial is now unveiled..... _________________

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