WM name reference 44424
Parish Church Off the Stranraer Road, NNW of Castle Kennedy, Inch, Wigtown, Dumfries And Galloway, DG9 8RU
Memorial is a bronze plaque with thistles and roses which is attached to what is maybe the original door of the church facing the A75.
THIS MEMORIAL, ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION, IS GRATEFULLY DEDICATED TO THE MEN/ BELONGING TO THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "THEY NEVER FAIL WHO DIED IN A GREAT CAUSE/ THEY BUT AUGMENT THE DEEP AND SWEEPING THOUGHTS/ WHICH OVERPOWER ALL OTHERS AND CONDUCT/ THE WORLD AT LAST TO FREEDOM"/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
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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.