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Reference WMO141351

Address:

High Street (A701)

Moffat

DG10 9DW

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A freestanding market cross, constructed from Doddington Quarry Freestone. The memorial base and shaft are approximately 30 metres in height and are surmounted by the burgh crest, The Flying Spur, which is made of bronze. It stands on the site of the old Market Cross. The Memorial was built in 1920 and dedicated in November 1920. It originally bore the names of 7 officers and 70 NCOs and men who gave their lives in the Great War. There have been further additions for WW2 and subsequent conflicts. (See War Memorial Trust Grant Showcase link.)
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1914-1919 / NVNQVAM NON PARATVS [Never Unprepared] / TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN / OF MOFFAT WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / ALSO IN MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO / FELL IN THE / SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45

See Genealogy Junction and IWM War Memorials Register links.

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