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Kirkcowan War Memorial

We gratefully dedicate these transcriptions of some of Wigtownshire's War Memorials to the county's men and women who died in the service of their country. This transcription was made available through the time and efforts of Diana Henry.



Kirkcowan War Memorial


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Kirkcowan War Memorial stands in the grounds of the Parish Church, in the village. It is a tall, slender grey granite Cross.
[East Side]
IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF
KIRKCOWAN AND DISTRICT WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
SGT. ROBERT BARRY, GDS. BDE. T.M.B.
PTE. DAVID BELL, CAN. FORESTRY CORPS.
PTE. D.W.MCW. BROWN, BLACK WATCH
GUNNER DAVID CROZIER, R. F. A.
SGT. DAVID MCCHESNEY, M.M.CAM. HRS.
PTE. ANDREW CANDLISH, A.&.S. HRS.
SGT. JOHN CRAIG, A.& S. HRS.
PTE. ALEXR CAMPBELL, AUS. M.G.C.
PTE. DAVID DRYNAN, K.O.S.B.
PTE. WILLIAM FERRIES, BLACK WATCH
PTE. ALEXANDER MCC. GIBSON, H.L.I.
PTE. JOHN GRIFFIN, SPORTSMANS BATT.
PTE. JAMES GRANT, ROYAL FUS.
PTE. DOUGLAS F. HAMILTON, SC. RIFLES
PTE. WILLIAM A. KELLY, R. FUS.
PTE. DAVID KELLIE, CAMERON HRS.
PTE. FRANCIS MARSHALL, SEA. HRS.
PTE. ROBERT MORLAN, SCOTS GUARDS
PTE. ALFRED MCKIE, 5TH BATT. CANADIANS
CORP. DAVID MCCULLOCH, CAN. HRS.
SGT. JOHN MCGARVA, ESSEX REGT.
L/CPL ROBERT MCKENZIE, R.S.FUS.
PTE. ROBERT MCKENZIE, S.AFR. SC.
SGT. ROBERT MCTIER, A.S.C. (M.T.)
PTE. DAVID NELSON, K.O.S.B.
SGT. JOHN PATERSON, R.A.
A.B. THOMAS ROSS, R.NAV. DIV.
L/CPL ROBERT RONNIE, R.SC.FUS.
PTE. WILLIAM SMITH, GORDON HRS.
PRIVATE A.THOM, R.SCOTS FUS.
L/CPL GILBERT DEWAR, BLACK WATCH PTE. ARCH. MCWILLIAM, SCOTS GUARDS
FUS. JOHN FERRIES, ROYAL N.FUS. W/OP ROBERT MCQUEEN, R.N.
SNR. ROBERT HAMILTON, R.S. L/CPL DAVID SPROAT, K.O.S.B.
DVR. ROBERT MCMILLAN. K.O.S.B. L/SEAMAN ALEX. R. THOMSON, R.N.
P/O ALEXANDER MCMILLAN, R.N. GNR. ROBERT TWINAME, R.F.A.
CPL WILLIAM MCWILLIAM, GDN. HRS.

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR
1919 - 1945
[North Side]

IN PEACETIME DUTY
L/CPL M.J. PATERSON, K.O.S.B.
[West & south side are not inscribed]
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