Thornhill War Memorial

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Reference WMO261664

Address:

East Morton Street

Thornhill

Dumfries and Galloway

DG3 5LZ

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
About the memorial: The monument is in fairly good condition the lettering however on some of the names is fading and very difficult to read.
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Erected in grateful and loving commemoration of those from the Parish of MORTON who sacrificed their lives for King and Country in the Great War 1914 - 1919 At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them 1939 In memory of Pte Wm Barclay KOSB Sgt Robert Bone RAF. Pte David Carson RASC Pte Alan Connell R.I.F. Pte Robert Cook CH Spr T P Graham RE L Cpl J S Halliday KOSB They gave their lives Cpl W M Jardine RH, AB J T Kerr RN, Pte RG McCowan KOSB, GDSN Doug McKenzie SG, L.A.C. Jos McNaught RAF Korea Cpl Walter D Possee Glosters Lt A.B. Miller RWR, Spr Robert Purdie RE, Lt. Col. L R Younger Ayr.Yeo That we might live

Pte James Beattie RSF, Pte Samuel Adamson KOSB Pte George C Baird RGA, Sergt John Black Cameroons, Sergt John Black KOSB, Pte Robert Black KOSB, Pte William Black KOSB Sergt Robert Brown KOSB Pte William E Brown S A Infantry, Pte John H Rice A @ SH, Pte John Buchanan RSF, Pte George Carnochan Canadians, Pte John Carnochan Seaforths, Pte David Clark KOSB, Pte David J Coltart Lanark's. Yeo, Sergt James Coltart KOSB Pte Joseph Coltart GAMC, Pte Robert Coltart Scot. Rifles, Pte Robert C H Corson RSF, Pte James Cowan KOSB Pte James C Dalziel KOSB Sergt William Farrow RF Pte Alexander Ferguson KOSB, QM Sgt Robt Fraser Cornwalls LI, Pte Thomas Graham Scot Rifles, L/Copl James M Hannah Gordon's, Pte Robert Harper KOSB, Sister Helen M Hastings TFNS, Pte James Hiddleston Scots Rifles, Pte John S Hiddleston Canadians, Pte Robert B Hiddleston ASC, Lieut Robert W Hislop Seaforths, Pte Archibald Hutchinson KOSB Pte William Kellock RSF, Pte Thomas BJ Logan KOSB Pte James Marchbank KOSB Pte Robert Mather Cameroons Pte Alex. W. Maxwell Canadians, Pte John Mitchell KOSB Pte Gilbert B Mitchell Scot Rifles, Pte John Moffat Scot Rifles, Pte John McCarther Cameroons, Corpl John McClean KOSB, Pte Donald McDonald Scot Rifles, Lieut James McKenzie Seaforths Pte J George McMillan, Pte John McNaught Scot Rifles Pte Hugh Osbourne Scot Horse, Pte Andrew Pattison KOSB Pte James Robertson RS, Pte John Routledge KOSB Pte Thomas J Scobie Seaforths, Corps John Semple Ayrshire Yeo, Corpl Henry Smith RS Pte John O Smith KOSB, Pte Thomas Smith KOSB Pte Thomas Smith HLI Pte James Swan KOSB Capt James Thomson Border Regt, Pte Arghira Todd KOSB Pte Edward J Twedily KOSB Pte James Wreref Dragoon Gds, Corpl Alex K Wright H.L.I.

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