Kirkcudbright Roman Catholic WW1 Font (LOST)

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Reference WMO/274590


St Andrew and St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Church

High Street




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Status: Lost/missing
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Font or Font Cover
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Unknown
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: [See the attached sketch]. Unveiled 14 April 1921 by Rev. Father McHardy, M.C.. From ‘The Scotsman’ of Saturday, 16th April 1921, page 7 Kirkcudbright war memorials The memorial erected to the memory of the soldiers and sailors belonging to Kirkcudbright town and parish was unveiled at Kirkcudbright on Thursday by Colonel R.F. Dudgeon, C.B. Lord-Lieutenant of the Stewartry. The memorial is the work of Mr G.H. Paulin, sculptor, Glasgow, and consists of a group of bronze statuary depicting Britain defending the weak. Prior to the unveiling ceremony a united memorial service was held in St Cuthbert’s Parish Church, A memorial was also unveiled in St Cuthbert's R.C. Church being performed by the Rev. Father M'Hardy, M.C. The memorial takes the form of a Pisa marble font. The pupils of the Johnston School have also erected a scroll memorial to former pupils.
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Erected to the memory of the men of this Parish who were killed during the Great War

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