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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Wigtown
Town
Bargrennan
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
77910
Current location

Bargrennan Parish Church
off the A714
Bargrennan
Wigtown
Dumfries And Galloway
DG8 6RN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 34880 76602
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
…../ALSO PRIVATE ROBERT MELROSE M.M./1ST SCOTS GUARDS, FIFTH SON OF THE/ABOVE, KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME,/20TH SEPT 1916, AGED 23 YEARS/…..
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Melrose, Robert
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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, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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