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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Roxburgh
Town
Roberton
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44353

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Current location

Parish Church
B711
Roberton
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 7LX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 43201 14296
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Obelisk shaft on cuboid plinth and two step square base
Inscription
Dedication Panel-IN/PROUD AND LOVING/MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO WENT FORTH/ON ACTIVE SERVICE/FROM THIS PARISH/AT THE HIGH CALL OF DUTY/AND LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE CAUSE OF/RIGHT AND LIBERTY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914 - 1919/AND IN THE WORLD WAR/1939 - 1945/ Names Panel 1- [WW1 names]/ Names Panel 2- [names] THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brunton, George
Dickson, Frank
Dickson, H
Dickson, Robert
Dickson, William
Dunlop, C J R
Elliot, James Malcolm
Elliot, Norman
Ferguson, David
Ferguson, James
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment,forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 12FT, width 57IN
    Materials: Unknown
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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