A small riverside community that suffered devastating losses during the two world wars have now raised enough money to build a memorial for those who lost their lives in the two world wars.
Standing proud in a prominant part of the riverside hamlet that is Kingholm Quay. Residents here got together to erect a suitable memorial after they discovered the original wasn't even officially listed. The response from the community was immediate. Roy Kerr helped with the fundraising he said:
The original list of names, which remains alongside, was in a state of disrepair. The community on the banks of the Nith may be small, but its contribution in terms of lost lives was bigger than most as Roy explained:
The residents of Kingholm Quay now feel they have a much more fitting tribute to those in their community who lost their lives in two world wars.