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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Berwick Upon Tweed
Town
Cornhill on Tweed
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: February 1920
    Attended by: Reverend Canon Holland, Rector of Cornhill
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13 November 2016
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 10 November 2002
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33396
Current location

Located on junction of Main Street (A698) and B6350
opposite the Collingwood Arms
A697
Cornhill on Tweed
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland
TD12 4UH
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 85745 39240
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross in granite. Wheel cross on tapering shaft and pedestal bearing lead lettered inscription.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN/ GLORIOUS/ MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES)/ OF THIS PARISH/ THESE FELL/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914- 1918./ "SONS OF THIS PLACE/ LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE/ ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD./ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST/ ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP" 9 O'CLOCK FACE: THESE FELL/ IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ WE THINK OF THEM IN THE MORNING/ AND REMEMBER THEM ON THE/ GOING DOWN OF THE SUN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Affleck, J
Briggs, J L C
Cassidy, J
Dalgleish, J
Elliott, J W
Hume, T
Jeffrey, J
Johnston, J
Johnston, W E
Lawrie, J
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename
    Order of information: by ascending length of surname THEN forename, with the added name of A. Renton last
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname with the ATS girl out of order at the bottom
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 15FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Cornhill-on-Tweed War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2016 The WW1 name of Alexander Renton was added, replacing the word 'All' in the epitaph
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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