Kirkcowan and District

WM name reference 44434


Current Location:

Parish Church, Kirkcowan, Wigtown, Dumfries And Galloway, DG8 0HP


Description:

Tall slender grey granite cross, stands in grounds of parish church.


Inscription:

WW1 Plaque-IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF KIRKCOWAN AND DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) WW2 Plaque- AND OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 N. Ireland Plaque- IN PEACETIME DUTY/ (NAME)


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Barry Robert 31-10-1917 Kirkcowan and District View
Morlan Robert 7-1-1916 Kirkcowan and District View
McWilliam Arch -- Kirkcowan and District 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.