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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
near Auldgirth
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72150
Current location

beside the path leading down to the river Nith
Friar's Carse Hotel
off the A76
about 1.5 miles south of Auldgirth
near Auldgirth
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG2 0XR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 92507 85077
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Copper Beech Tree with accompanying brass plaque
Inscription
THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO THOSE MEMBERS/OF THE POST OFFICE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE TWO WORLD WARS AND IN SPECIAL MEMORY OF/[names in 2 columns]/PLANTED 2001 TO CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF/THE FOUNDING OF THE POST OFFICE FELLOWSHIP OF REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, R
Allen, H B
Bedwell, S R
Beech, R
Brown, M
Causley, R J
Chapman, A R
Chapman, E
Chapman, H
Cheesman, B
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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