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Wilton Parishioners - WW1

WM reference
44388
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Wilton Parish Church
Dickson Street
Hawick
Roxburgh
Borders
Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NT 50202 15284
Denomination: Church of Scotland

Description

Pair of two light lancet arched windows, decorated as below, with accompanying tablet The First Light contains a depiction of soldiers and a King kneeling before Christ in Majesty with a battle scene below The Second Light depicts Christ, cloaked and carrying a sword, blessing a kneeling warrior with figures bearing the Ark of the Covenant(?) below

Inscription

TO THE HALLOWED AND GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION WHO/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ THESE WINDOWS ARE DEDICATED/ IN HUMBLE GRATITUDE A.D. 1920/ (NAMES)/ SO HE PASSED OVER/ AND ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR HIM ON THE OTEHR SIDE/ HONOUR ALSO THOSE WHO FOLLOWED THEM/ 1939 - 1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 74
Served and returned: 0
Died: 74
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Granite - Polished
Listed?: No

Component

Window
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Stained Glass
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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