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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Roxburgh
Town
Chesters
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44208
Current location

At village cross roads
Chesters
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 8TQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 62358 10609
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular stone pillar pierced with circular hole containing a Latin cross. Pillar set on square plinth and three stepped base. All within a small roadside memorial garden.
Inscription
TO THE/ MEMORY OF OUR MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE On the Plinth- 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balfour, John B
Bell, Frank
Best, Andrew
Douglas, William
Elliot, John L H
Hedley, Davidson
Maben, Adam H
Patterson, George
Robson-scott, Thomas
Scott, John Robson
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
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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