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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Roxburgh
Town
Yarrow
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46432
Current location

on a steep hill (with steps and handrail)
on a dangerous bend just west of the village
A708
Yarrow
Roxburgh
Borders
TD7 5LA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 35447 27718
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin CROSS BUILT OF ROUGH-HEWN STONES, on a 3 stage plinth and square stone base. STONE TABLETS SET INTO BASE BEAR NAMES AND INSCRIPTIONS IN INCISED LETTERING, 1 for each conflict.
Inscription
A.D. MCMXIV - MCMXIX/ IN GRATITUDE TO GOD FOR VICTORY & PEACE/ TO THE LOYAL & BRAVE OF YARROW AND/ IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO FELL/ (NAMES)/ THESE DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY A.D. MCMXXXIX - MCMXLV/ TO THE GALLANT MEMORY OF/ ONE WHO CARRIED ON THE TRADITION/ (NAME)/ "HOME MUST BE GUARDED WHATEVER BETIDE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, T M
Amos, Alexr.
Anderson, J F
Brydon, Robert
Calder, Jas.
Elliot, Wm. D
Graham, James J
Henderson, A
Johnstone, John A
Ker, Jas. S
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forenames, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, service,forenames, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height c1100mm, width c900mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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