Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Town
Selkirk
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46429

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Current location

Selkirk Episopal Church
Shawpark Road/ Bleachfield Road
Selkirk
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Borders
TD7 4ED
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 47449 28987
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Rectangular plaque with Royal Field Artillery crest incised above the text
Inscription
TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF/ CHARLES NAESMYTH BRUERE BALLARD/ LT. COL. ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY/WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT BOULOGNE/ FEB. 11TH 1915/ "GIVE REST, O CHRIST, TO THY SERVANT WITH THY SAINTS/ WHEER SORROW AND PAIN ARE NO MORE;/ NEITHER SIGHING, BUT LIFE EVERLASTING."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ballard, Charles Naesmyth Bruere
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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: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 10IN, width 15IN
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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