Peter L C Maxwell

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Reference WMO/275093


Whithorn Cemetery

George Street




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Addition to family gravestone, which was recumbent, face down when visited on 21 March 2014. The inscription is from MI's taken in 1977. Wigtownshire Free Press (14 June 1917) reported: Mrs Maxwell, Glasserton Street, Whithorn, has received notice that her son, Lance Corporal Peter Maxwell, was severely wounded in the feet on 9th May and is now in hospital in France. Wigtownshire Free Press (20 September 1917) reported: Official intimation has been received by Mrs Peter Maxwell, 56 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, that her husband Lance Corporal Maxwell, KOSB, has died of wounds received in action on 2nd September. Deceased, who leaves a widow and one child, was the youngest son of Mrs Maxwell, Glasserton Street, Whithorn.
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..../Peter L. C. Maxwell 2nd KOSB killed in action in France 2nd Septr 1917 aged 27 years.

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