Newton Stewart War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5872
The memorial stands in front of the McMillan Hall in Dashwood Square in the centre of Newton Stuart. Dashwood Square Newton Stewart Wigtown Dumfries And Galloway DG8 6EQ
A large grey granite Celtic cross on stepped base. The main inscription in on 5 bronze plaques, the quotations on front and back are in separate metal letters, set into the base of the memorial
World War 1
6 O'CLOCK FACE. TOP PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF PENNINGHAME PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918. LOWER PLAQUE: (Names) INSCRIPTION BENEATH PLAQUES: "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS." 9 O'CLOCK FACE UPPER PLAQUE: (Names) LOWER PLAQUE: AND OF THOSE MEN WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names) 12 O'CLOCK FACE UPPER PLAQUE: (Names) LOWER INSCRIPTION: MORE THAN CONQUERORS/ THROUGH HIM THAT LOVED US 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (Names)
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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.
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