Castle Douglas War Memorial

WM name reference IWM8549

Current Location:

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


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


World War 2


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]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Clark Thomas 9-2-1944 Castle Douglas War Memorial View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.