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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Nithsdale
Town
Dumfries
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81956
Current location

Irving Street Congregational Church-Now an Antique Shop
Irving Street
Dumfries
Nithsdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG1 1 EL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 97140 76350
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 97
    Waterloo Road Church
    Whitesands
    Dumfries
    Nithsdale
    Dumfries And Galloway
    DG1 2RX
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NX 97218 75861
    Denomination: Congregational
Description
Hand Completed Roll of Honour on a pre-printed form. NOTE- Waterloo Road is now an obsolete address. This location is now numbered on Whitesands.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/DUMFRIES CONGREGATIONAL/CHURCH/[names] [Casualties are marked with a +]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Robert R
Anderson, Walter
Auld, W A H
Burns, W Mcgowan
Cairns, Walter
Cochrane, A
Cowan, D J
Cravens, W J
Dent, J W
Dickson, Js.
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 51
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=10243&mforum=warmemscot
  • The Dumfries & Galloway Standard of 6 June 1917 p.5 has a lengthy article which begins: Congregational Church Social A social meeting to celebrate the union of Waterloo Place and Irving Street Congregational Churches was held in the hall of Irving Street Church Monday evening. The arrangements for union have been in progress for only a short time, the deaconates of each church acting as committee with the respective ministers as conveners, and so amicable have been the relations between the two bodies and so deep and fervent the desire for union that practically difficulty was experienced in completing negotiations...………………….

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