Wigtown Parish Church

WM name reference IWM76916


Current Location:

Parish Church Church Lane Wigtown Wigtown Dumfries And Galloway DG8 9HU


Description:

A small wooden shield bearing the crest of the Scots Guards and bearing the inscription on a white metal plaque above


Inscription:

IN MEMORY OF GDSM GILBERT MUIR HERON/2ND BN SCOTS GUARDS DIED SUDDENLY IN/CYPRUS 13 JUNE 1986 AND BURIED AT/DHEKLILA MILITARY CEMETERY, CYPRUS Below the Shield- 2ND BN SCOTS GUARDS


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Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Heron Gilbert 13-6-1986 Wigton Parish Church Plaque to Gdsm Heron 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.