Dumfries War Memorial

WM name reference IWM5859

Current Location:

Beside St. John's Church Lovers Walk Dumfries Nithsdale Dumfries And Galloway DG1 1LR


Figure of Scottish soldier of the King's Own Scottish Borderers in service dress with head bowed and reversed rifle on square granite monument with pillar at each corner.


World War 1

World War 2


On columns: (Names) On plinth: TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (Names)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Johnstone J --1882 Dumfries War Memorial View
Reid James 12-3-1915 Dumfries War Memorial View
Jardine James 21-4-1943 Dumfries War Memorial View
McCall John 28-12-1941 Dumfries War Memorial View
McKerron John 9-11-1943 Dumfries War Memorial View
Nicholson James 9-3-1945 Dumfries War Memorial View
Robson Robert 28-4-1943 Dumfries War Memorial View

Further information:

Find more information about a specific soldier visit findmypast. The Scots Guards are delighted that their Enlistment Books from 1840 to 1938 are now available at:

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.