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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Roxburgh
Town
Cavers
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46444
Current location

To the West of the village
Cavers and Kirkton Parish Church
Cavers
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 8LJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 53799 15933
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Nowy headed plaque with elaborate enamelled family crest in the head
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF/ FLT-LIEUT JOHN ELIOTT/ ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE/ YOUNGER SON OF/ SIR GILBERT ELIOTT/ 10TH BARONET OF STOBS/ WHO WITH HIS BOMBER CREW/ FAILED TO RETURN FROM AN/ OPERATION OVER WARNEMUNDE/ GERMANY 8TH - 9TH MAY 1942/ AGED 26 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Elliot, John
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, service, place of death, forename, manner of death, age of death, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 23IN, width 13IN
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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