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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Annandale And Eskdale
Town
Canonbie
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
T J Clapperton FRBS, A B Burton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44101
Current location

west external wall to the left of the entrance door
Canonbie Church
Church Drive
Canonbie
Annandale And Eskdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG14 0UX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NY 39507 76329
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular bronze plaque with dedicatory plaque added at the base. Inscription in relief
Inscription
IN/ MEMORIAM/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS - THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ THESE ALSO SERVED/ (NAMES)/ A TRIBUTE TO THE MEN OF CANONBIE/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THIS IS THE MEMORIAL OF THEIR HONOUR/ AND OF OUR GRATITUDE/ THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US/ BOTH BY NIGHT AND BY DAY
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Chris
Armstrong, Frank
Armstrong, George
Armstrong, Walter
Armstrong, W J
Beattie, John
Bell, James
Byers, Richard
Calvert, James
Connacher, James
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 70mm, height 2060mm, width 1040mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 280mm, width 730mm
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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