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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Roxburgh
Town
Hawick
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Maker
MR JAMES HAIG OF HAWICK
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44298
Current location

Hawick Museum
Wilton Park
Hawick
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 7JL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 49305 14576
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Elaborately hand painted and illuminated Roll of Honour. WW1 and WW2 sections each mounted in separate double sided cabinets. Each side of the cabinet has four panels containing an illuminated panel Imagery depicts regimental cap badges for every regiment listed along with figures of knights and National Heraldic Devices
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ HAWICK WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF HAWICK/ WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbey, John Gibson
Adamson, Alexander
Aimers, William Aitken
Ainslie, John Elliot
Allan, Geoge Waldo
Allan, John
Amass, Albert James
Amos, High
Anderson, Archibald
Anderson, Archibald
See details for all 699 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 692
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 692
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations, surname
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment
Condition
History
THE MEMORIAL IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND HAS BEEN METICULOUSLY LOOKED AFTER BY THE MUSEUM. THE ILLUMINATED PAGES ARE PROTECTED BY BLINDS AND THE COLOURS STILL APPEAR VERY VIBRANT (1999)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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