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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stewartry
Town
Castle Douglas
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8549
Current location

On roundabout at junction A713 King Street and A745 Oakwell Road
Castle Douglas
Stewartry
Dumfries And Galloway
DG7 1JY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NX 76742 62750
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Elaborate octagonal column market cross containing town coat of arms (Heart and Crown) on square plinth bearing bronze name tablets. The whole set on octagonal four stepped base. There is a dedication plaque, 2 separate plaques for the WW1 names (with a third small, plaque below for 2 extra names), a different plaque for the WW2 names, and a 6th plaque for the Malayan Emergency casualty Burgh arms on top
Inscription
Plaque 1-1914 1919/THEIR NAME/LIVETH/FOR/EVERMORE Plaques 2-4: [names] Plaque 5: 1939 1945/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/[names] Plaque 6-MALAYA 1950/BY ENEMY ACTION/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, W A
Archibald, Jos
Baird, Jas
Brown, Jno
Calvin, Thos
Carradice, Jno
Carson, Jonathan
Caven, Joseph
Charters, Samuel
Clark, Thomas
See details for all 95 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 69
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations, surname
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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