Stranraer War Memorial
WM name reference IWM44457
Outside the Sheriff Court Lewis Street Stranraer Wigtown Dumfries And Galloway DG9 7AA
Soldier in Tam O'Shanter with back pack, holding a rifle in the "At Ease" position, on square plinth and two stepped base
World War 1
6 o'clock face-TO THE GLORY OF/ GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THE /ROYAL BURGH/ OF/ STRANRAER/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY /IN /THE GREAT WARS /1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER"/ (NAMES) (SIDES AND 12 o'clock face) (WW1 NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) 3 o'clock face-IN PEACETIME DUTY/[name] 9 o'clock face-OTHER CONFLICTS/[name]
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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.