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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
77610
Current location

Kirkconnel Cemetery
West of the village on the A76
Kirkconnel
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG4 6NP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 71816 12255
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
..../ALSO JOHN (GILCHRIST) HIS SON KILLED AT THE/BATTLE OF LOOS 25TH SEPT 1915/AGED 25 YEARS/ALSO JAMES HIS SON KILLED AT/BEAUMONT HAMEL 4TH OCT 1916/AGED 22 YEARS/......
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gilchrist, James
Gilchrist, John
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, forename, relationships, place of death, manner 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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