Leswalt

WM name reference 44445


Current Location:

Leswalt Cemetery, Bridge of Aldouran, Leswalt, Wigtown, Dumfries And Galloway, DG9 0LJ


Description:

The 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.


Inscription:

6 o'clock face-TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/OF RESIDENTS/FROM THE PARISH OF LESWALT/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/1914 TO 1918/AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED/IN TOKEN/OF ADMIRATION AND GRATITUDE BY THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS 3 o'clock & 9 o'clock faces- (NAMES) 12 o'clock face- [WW1 names]/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Caldwell John 19-05-1915 Leswalt View
McNaught William 29-09-1915 Leswalt View

Further information:

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  • 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.