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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lothian
Town
Tranent
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
T Aikman Swan (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 April 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53682
Current location

Part of the A1 at point in the town where the street name changes and Church Street comes in from the north
Bridge Street and High Sreet
Tranent
East Lothian
Lothian
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 403 727
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross with decorative shaft on plinth set within a small fenced area. The WW1 names are carved into the stonework, the WW2 names are on 3 bronze plaques with a 4th additional one, for Matthew O'Brien
Inscription
Unknown
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aithie, James R
Aithie, William
Aitken, William
Alexander, John
Baird, Andrew
Baird, David
Baird, John
Balfour, John
Balfour, William
Barr, John
See details for all 132 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 93
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 93
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
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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