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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Wigtown
Town
Whithorn
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
77021
Current location

Whithorn Cemetery
off A746
Main Street
Whithorn
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 8PY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 44462 40357
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
….ALSO HIS SON SERGEANT WILLIAM CAIRNS [ROBERTSON]/AGE 25 CANADIAN INFANTRY KILLED IN ACTION AT/COURCELETTE, FRANCE 18TH SEPTEMBER 1916/ALSO HIS SON PRIVATE THOMAS ROBERTSON/CANADIAN INFANTRY,. AGE 26, DIED OF WOUNDS/10TH SEPT 1918 AT NO 15 GENERAL HOSPITAL, BOULOGNE/AND INTERRED AT TURLINGTON CEMETERY WIMILLE/…...
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Robertson, Thomas
Robertson, William Cairns
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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