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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Roxburgh
Town
Minto
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44342
Current location

Parish Church
Off B6405
Minto
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 8SG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 56673 20119
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Battlefield cross with cap badge and crucifix together with dedicatory plaque.
Inscription
On cross: LT THE HON G.W.E. ELLIOT/ 2ND. BN. SCOTS GUARDS/ DIED/ OF/ WOUNDS/ 6.8.17 On plaque: THIS CROSS/ WAS REMOVED FROM/ PROVEN CEMETERY/ NEAR POPERINGHE IN FLANDERS/ JULY 1923/ AND REPLACED BY A PERMANENT HEADSTONE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Elliot, G W E
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, place of burial, manner of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: height 1066mm, width 457mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 787mm, width 1295mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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