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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Midlothian
Town
Newbattle
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOUIS REID DEUCHARS (Sculptor)
Charles Henshaw (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 October 2009
    Attended by: (The addendum plaque) John Duncan
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53624
Current location

Newbattle Parish Church
Newbattle Road
Newbattle
Midlothian
Lothian
EH22 3LH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 360 650
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Bronze plaque with bas relief at top of two angels supporting a shield, depicting a pelican, surmounted by a coronet. The plaque is mounted on a Verde Antico marble surround. In 2009 an additional brass addendum plaque was added below for 2 further casualties who had been identified. The meaning of 'this parish' is that the memorial covers the communities of Newbattle, Newtongrange, Easthouses, Lothian Bridge, Eskbank and Dalkeith.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS NCOs AND/ MEN OF THE CHURCH & PARISH OF NEWBATTLE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Added by Addendum in 2009/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, George
Allan, Andrew P
Allan, Thomas W
Bartie, Adam D H
Bartie, John
Barton, Robert
Beveridge, Robert
Bisset, Daniel
Black, William
Borthwick, Robert
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 102
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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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