Langholm War Memorial
WM name reference IWM2109
Beside Parish Church in a memorial garden Public Park Langholm Annandale And Eskdale Dumfries And Galloway DG13 0AF
Square granite base surmounted by a square granite pedestal, orb and figure of Victory holding inverted sword with the hilt forming a cross to signify sacrifice and the coming of peace, in right hand and wreath in left. Inscription in black lettering on side. The front panel has the inscription, the 2 side panels the names, and the rear panel lists the theatres of war the deceased fought in. Memorial surrounded by wrought iron railings. These were added later.
World War 2
6 O'CLOCK FACE: AD/ 1914-1918/ REMEMBER/ WITH PRIDE AND GRATITUDE/ THE TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN/ WHO IN THOSE YEARS OF WAR/ WENT FORTH FROM THIS PARISH/ TO DO BATTLE/ FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT/ THE NAMES OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ ARE HERE INSCRIBED/ TO BE HONOURED/ FOR EVERMORE/ A.D./ 1939 - 1945 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACES: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: FRANCE/ BELGIUM/ GALLIPOLI/ MESOPOTAMNIA/ EGYPT/ PALESTINE/ AFRICA/ ITALY/ RUSSIA/ SALONICA/ AT SEA/ BY/ LAND, SEA AND AIR
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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.