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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nithsdale
Town
Sanquhar
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72183
Current location

Sanquhar Academy
Broomfield
Sanquhar
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG4 6JN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 77721 10401
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Sanquhar School
    Sanquhar
    Nithsdale
    Dumfries And Galloway
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque with the school shield at the top, in a wood and gilt frame, and on a wooden backboard
Inscription
1914-1919/TO THE/GLORY/OF GOD/AND IN/GRATEFUL/MEMORY/OF THE/BOYS OF/SANQUHAR SCHOOL/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/[names]/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, Robert
Ballantyne, Alex.
Black, Joseph
Broadfoot, James
Broadfoot, John
Broadfoot, Robert
Broadfoot, Robert
Broadfoot, William
Broadfoot, William
Brown, Robert
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Gilt
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Gilt
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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