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DUMBARTON BOER WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled & Copyright © Rosemary Montgomerie 2006

The Dumbarton Boer War memorial can be found outside the Municipal Buildings, Garshake Road, Dumbarton in College Park. It takes the form of a red granite Ionic cross with celtic decorations, on a grey granite base. There are 12 names that are engraved on polished surface of base with surname. forename or initial, rank and Regiment. The memorial was unveiled on 9th October 1904 by the Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire. The memorial was erected due to public subscription and cost £130. The sculptor was Mr J Gilfillan. Details can be found in The Lennox Herald 15th October 1904. Although the names are by rank on the memorial they have been sorted into alphabetical order here for ease of reading and research.

Photograph Copyright © Rosemary Montgomerie 2006

ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF DUMBARTON
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LEFT THE BURGH TO FIGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
AND WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES DURING THE PROCESS OF THE WAR
1899 – 1902
“DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI”

CADNEY

F

Driver, 1st Highland Light Infantry

DENNY

Peter Robert

Captain, 1st (Kings) Dragoon Guards attached to 14th Hussars. Killed in action 25th April 1900 at Roodekop. Son of William and Lelia Denny.

DONNELLY

M

Private, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

DUNCAN

R M

Private, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

FITZWILLIAMS

W L L

Corporal, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

KELLY

W

Private, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

McGHEE

J

Driver, Scottish Rifles

MOORE

D W

Private, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

MORRISON

J C

Sergeant, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

PONSONBY

J

Driver, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Militia)

STEVENSON

T

Lance Corporal, 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteers, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

WALLACE

W

Driver, Royal Field Artillery

Last updated: 15 August, 2008

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