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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
Kirkconnel
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72177
Current location

Parish Church
Main Street
Kirkconnel
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG4 6NE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 72811 12298
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
White Marble Tablet with a gold cross in a green wreath at top centre, on black marble backboard
Inscription
1939 1945/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE/MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/AND PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/[names]/"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, Robert
Broadfoot, Robert W
Burns, Andrew
Burns, Robert
Douglas, Thomas
Gilbertson, James
Gray, Thomas
Grierson, Charles W
Harper, Charles
Houston, David
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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