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Leswalt 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.



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TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF RESIDENTS OF THE PARISH OF LESWALT WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918 AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED.
THIS MONUMENT IS RECORDED* IN TOKEN OF ADMIRATION AND GRATITUDE BY THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS.
PTE THOMAS SMALL      B.W.
GNR JAMES RENNIE      R.G.A.
GNR ALEX PATERSON     R.G.A.
GNR      JOHN WITHER      R.G.A.
PTE      ROBERT McNEILLIE     K.O.S.B.
LCE/CPL      WILLIAM McKILLOPS      G.H.
PTE      WILLIAM HARVEY     G.H.
PTE      WILLIAM MUIR      S.H.
PTE      ALEX McCARLIE     S.H.
PTE      THOMAS GRACIE     S.H.
PTE      A.A. LITTLE      A.S.C.
PTE      WILLIAM TRUEMAN      A.S.C.
PTE      JAMES HERDSMAN     A.S.C.
PTE      SAMUEL COOK      R.S.
LCE/CPL      JOHN MILROY      R.S.F
PTE      WILLIAM ALEXANDER      R.S.F.
PTE      JAMES BURNS      R.S.F.
PTE      SAMUEL CALDWELL      R.S.F.
PTE      WILLIAM DORANS      R.S.F.
PTE      GEORGE ESPIE      R.S.F
PTE      JAMES HARVEY      R.S.F.
PTE      JOHN LEES      R.S.F.
PTE      JAMES WATSON      R.S.F.
GDSM      JOHN CALDWELL      S.G.
GDSM      WILLIAM McNAUGHT      S.G.
GNR      JAMES BAILLIE      R.F.A.
GNR      J.D.JENKINS      R.F.A.
BOM      PETER REID      R.F.A.
CORP      ROBERT RICHARDSON (D.C.M.)      G.H.
PTE      JAMES RICHARDSON     G.H.
PTE      P.A. MONTEITH      C.A.N.E.F.
PTE      J.A. MURRAY      C.A.N.E.F.
PTE      ALEX RENNIE      C.A.N.E.F.
PTE      ROBERT MILROY      M.R.
PTE     J. CRAIG      AUST I.F.
PTE      DAVID MONTEITH      R.F.
PTE      CHARLES KERR      B.S.R.*
P.T.      ROBERT McCUBBIN      R.S.F.
1939 - 1945
O.S.      PETER PATTERSON      R.N.
PTE      JOHN McCAIG      K.O.S.B.
PTE      JAMES NOEL ROBERTSON      K.O.S.B.
PTE      JAMES HIGGINS      K.O.S.B.

*Note from transcriber: unsure as to this word.
The memorial is situated in the centre of the new churchyard at the end of the village of Leswalt, which is directly across the road from the Old churchyard.
Our thanks to Diana Henry for this transcription


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