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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Roxburgh
Town
Hawick
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Miss Lilian J Pocock, Mr James P Alison
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 September 1921
    Attended by: Revd Dr J Rudge Wilson
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 September 1921
    Attended by: Right Revd Dr McClymont, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44388
Current location

Wilton Parish Church
Dickson Street
Hawick
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 7AY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 50202 15284
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Pair of two light lancet arched windows, decorated as below, with accompanying tablet of Romans stone with a border of Caen stone. The windows were designed by and made by Miss Lilian J Pocock of London, the tablet by Mr James P Alison of Hawick. The First Light contains a depiction of soldiers and a King kneeling before Christ in Majesty with a battle scene below. The Second Light depicts Christ, cloaked and carrying a sword, blessing a kneeling warrior with figures bearing the Ark of the Covenant(?) below.
Inscription
TO THE HALLOWED AND GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION WHO/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ THESE WINDOWS ARE DEDICATED/ IN HUMBLE GRATITUDE A.D. 1920/ (NAMES)/ SO HE PASSED OVER/ AND ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR HIM ON THE OTEHR SIDE/ HONOUR ALSO THOSE WHO FOLLOWED THEM/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, John
Armstrong, H Leslie
Armstrong, Thomas
Banner, Thomas
Beattie, Robert
Bell, Thomas
Blake, George
Cameron, Roland
Carruthers, Richard
Charters, Elliot
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 37IN, width 60IN
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Window
    Measurements: width 57IN
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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