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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Nithsdale
Town
Kirkconnel
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
77607
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
Addition to family gravestone, that section of the stone is now broken off and lying behind the still extant part of the stone.
Inscription
...../PTE WILLIAM SHANKLAND K.O.S.B./FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE 3RD DEC 1916 AGED 20/SON OF THE ABOVE JAMES SHANKLAND/...
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Shankland, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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