Durisdeer War Memorial
WM name reference IWM69212
Village Centre (front of the church) Durisdeer Nithsdale Dumfries And Galloway DG3 5BJ
Rectangular pillar on a stone cairn with carved relief of soldier in battledress with rifle. Two metal plaques surrounded by iron railings.
World War 1
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM DURISDEER PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ AND ALSO IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE SECOND/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (names)/
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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.