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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigtown
Town
Stranraer
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72110
Current location

Trinity Church (the former St Andrew's Church)
London Road
Stranraer
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG9 8EP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 06425 60674
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • St Ninians' Church
    Stranraer
    Wigtown
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: United Free Church
Description
Brass Plaque with oval top, inscribed flags top centre, inscription inscribed in black
Inscription
TABLET OF HONOUR/To Perpetuate the Memoryof Those from this Church/Who Sacrificed their Lives to Commemorate the Self Sacricing Spirit of those/Who Served in His Majesty's Forces/During The Great War/[names]/NOT SOME POOR REMNANT OF THE MORTAL SPAN/BUT CLOUDLESS YOUTH/GIFTS OF THE SPRING AND MORN THEY GAVE/IN SACRIFICE TO GOD AND MAN/[names of those who served & returned]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, William M
Aitken, Hugh
Anderson, Frederick L
Anderson, Norman M
Connel, David
Cumming, Herbert P
Cuthbertson, Alexr. S
Douglas, James
Fraser, Duncan
Gibson, Robert
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank (for the fallen), regiment (for the fallen), decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    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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