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Kirkmaiden 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.



St Medan's Church, Drummore
IN MEMORY OF PRIVATE ANDREW GARDNER
X11 ROYAL LANCERS
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY
IN SOUTH AFRICA
ON APRIL 5TH 1901
ERECTED BY THE X11 ROYAL LANCERS
PAST AND PRESENT
The memorial is on a brass plaque in the church


Drummore War Memorial, Parish of Kirkmaiden
memorial photo
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AUT VINCERE AUT MORI
ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS TO THE MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
LANCE CPRL      CHARLES PEEBLES      R.S.F.
PTE.      DAVID PEEBLES     R.S.F.
PTE.     JAMES W. WILSON      R.S.F.
PTE.      JOHN MONTGOMERY     R.S.F.
PTE.    JAMES ECCLES      R.S.F.
PTE.    JAMES MURRAY      R.S.F.
PTE.     MATTHEW N. McCLUMPHA    R.S.F.
PTE.    EDWARD MORLAND      R.S.F.
PTE.     WILLIAM McGAW      M.G.C.
PTE.      JOHN CUNNINGHAM     S.G.
PTE.    JAMES BRAID     R.N.
PTE.    ALEXANDER McMEEKIN    E.K.R.
PTE.      ALEXANDER BALLANTYNE     A.I.F.
LANCE CORPL.     WILLIAM CHALMERS     C.E.F.
CORPL.    MATTHEW McCOBBLEDICK     C.E.F.
SAPPER     JOHN C. HARVEY    C.E.F.
SAPPER     WILLIAM CHALMERS    R.E.
DRIVER     DAVID McDOWALL     A.S.F.
LANCE CORPL.     ALEXANDER CHAMBERS    5TH D.G.
SUB.LIEUT.     JAMES McCULLOCH     R.N.V.R.
PTE.      WILLIAM LECKIE      R.H.
PTE.     JAMES ECCLES      S.H.
PTE.    DAVID BLACKWELL     C.H
PTE.     THOMAS STEVENSON    C.H.
SERGT.    JAMES JOHNSTON     H.L.I.
PTE.    SAMUEL McKEAND     H.L.I.
PTE.    JOSEPH J. PAXTON      H.L.I.
PTE.     JOHN LITTLE     H.L.I.
PTE.    WILLIAM A. McKIE      M.R.
1939   -     1945
ALEXANDER COCHRANE
WILLIAM McAULAY
THOMAS RAMSAY CONLAN
ANDREW BARR McQUILLAN
FREDERICK CHARLES MAXWELL
JOHN SPROAT
The memorial is located inside the grounds of the church in Drummore village
Our thanks to Diana Henry for this transcription


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