WM name reference 44421

Current Location:

Located in bowling green, Garlieston, Sorbie Parish, Wigtown, Dumfries And Galloway, GD8 8BD


Tall Celtic Cross on tapering plinth


6 o'clock face tablet-TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF SORBIE PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) 12 o'clock face tablet-[WW1 names] 9 o'clock face tablet-ALSO/IN WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names] 3 o'clock face tablet-ALSO IN/THE KOREAN WAR/1950-1953/[name]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Ion Adam 9-10-1917 Garlieston War Memorial View
Gibb Alexander 23-07-1916 Garlieston War Memorial View
Barry Robert 31-10-1917 Garlieston 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.