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Memorial details

Memorial type
East Lothian
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 September 1921
    Attended by: The Earl of Wemyss and March, Lord Lieutenant of the County
Not lost
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Current location

At the entry
St Mary's Parish Church
1 Sidegate
East Lothian
EH41 4AS

OS Grid Ref: NT 51871 73620
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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A cross of red sandstone with shaft and plinth, sits on three stepped stone base. Dedicatory plaques on plinth and stone base. Raised lettering in black.
In memory of the officers, non commissioned officers & men belonging to the burgh and parish of Haddington who gave their lives in the great war 1914-8/ (Names)/ and of those who fell in the world war 1939-1945/ (Names) (Exact spacing unknown.)
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Adams, John
Adamson, Robert
Aitken, W W
Alexander, Robert
Allan, William
Anderson, David
Anderson, John
Antell, G R
Arnott, J D
Baillie, A J
See details for all 171 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 131
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment/service, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • NAMES TRANSCRIPTION- Royal Navy Lt GJ McLaughlin N.T. S Lt Chas. F.A. Challis, RNR Royal Artillery Cpl John Adams Bombr J. Smith R.F.A. Gunr R.M. Gray R.G.A. Gunr T. O'Donnell R.G.A. Gunr M. White R.F.A. Dvr D. McCartan, R.A. Royal Engineers Sergt Alexander Cranston Sapr M. Beattie Sapr J.B. Cranston Scots Guards L Cpl W. Johnstone L Cpl James Renwick Thomas Campbell William Dick Royal Scots Lieut Col Alexander Brook Capt Thomas Todrick Lieut Frank A. Burnet Lieut John B. Dods Lieut Harry W. Jardine Lieut George Reid 2nd Lieut John W Hutchinson 2nd Lieut John Watson Coy S. M. George Burns QRM.S. William C. Pitcher Sgt Edward Gulland Sgt Alexander Runciman Sgt George Souness Sgt David S. Symington Cpl Malcolm McDonald L.Cpl. Peter V. Crombie L.Cpl. James Cunningham L.Cpl. Arthur Hepburn L.Cpl. John Young John Burns Leo. John Butler M. Dane James Dickson Alexander Faunt John Fitzpatrick Andrew D. Fulton Thomas Gaffney Robert Goodall John Gray William Gray Robert Hodgson William Leslie John Mack John P Neill James C Ormiston R. Paterson Alexander L. Plenderleith George Purves David Reilly James Reynolds Thomas Ritchie William Rodgie John Ross James Scott John Souness George White Hugh Whitecross Robert Young Royal Scots Fusiliers Capt G.C. Briggs L. Cpl A.L. Cleghorn Robert Adamson A.L. Cranston J.S. Ogilvie Kings Own Scottish Borderers John Anderson Adam Bald Walter Bell William Henderson David Mathieson Alexander McCabe George Orr Scottish Rifles - Cameronians L. Cpl John Cockburn W. Raeburn Robert Dickson Black Watch R.H. Sec. Lieut. James Dawson John Colgan Francis Croally Murdoch Fraser William Horsburgh Michael Kelly Hugh Munro Francis Rennie Highland Light Infantry Sergt J.H.V. Suffill MM Cpl A.L.F. Symington Peter Cowe Richard Reid Edward Reynolds Bglr William Wharton Seaforth Highlanders Coy S. M. Archibald Drummond Sgt William Boyd Henry Bradford Neil Kane Donaghan James McKay Clement Messer Gordon Highlanders Sergt M. William Gray Sergt David Anderson L. Cpl Robert Ramage W.W. Aitken Victor R.T. Pitcher John B.S. Ramage Simon Ross Cameron Highlanders Coy Sergt Major John B Cranston DCM Cpl Robert Alexander James D Yorkston A & S Highlanders Sergt John Richard Chappell DCM William Allan Machine Gun Corps John Dower William Kerr Royal Army Service Corps John Black William Faichen Michael Gaffney David Ritchie Canadian Highlanders Cpl James Stuart James Lees Other Units Capt Christopher EG Davidson, The Buffs L Cpl Samuel M'Guire, Northumberland Fuslrs Tom Peacock, Somerset Light Infantry William B Ramage, Yorkshires William Thomson, Yorkshires John Fitzgerald, Royal Irish Fusiliers David Pettigrew, Royal Tank Corps David Kerr, Employment Company Patrick Courtney, Royal Defence Corps Sergt GT Hogg, Canada, 2nd Division Cpl Robert Ritchie, Australian Forces James Couper, Canadian Mounted Rifles Capt Francis C Davidson, South Waziristan M "and of those who fell in the world war 1939 - 1945" Royal Navy C.P/O G.R. Antell DSM Stoker P/O T.P. Baillie Schoolmaster J.N. Cuthbert Telegraphist T.M. Ross Acting A.B. John White Royal Scots Lieut James B. Cranston C.Q.M.S. A. Taylor Sergt Charles Blattner Sergt O. Mcalpine L/Cpl A. Moffat L/Cpl M. Stanton C.C. Docker H. Gillies John Grant William C.B. Hogg A.E. Troy Scots Guards Sergt H. Bradford L/Sergt D. Young Royal Artillery Gunr Alexander Kennedy Gunr A Stewart Waring A.A A & S Highlanders Sergt Thomas Purves MM Kings Own Scottish Borderers Sergt C Gallagher Royal Tank Regiment TR A.J. Baillie TR D. Reilly Gurkha Rifles Major J.D. Arnott RIA Service Corps Sec Lieut F.T. Mcleod Cameron Highlanders A.P. Sligo R.E. & M. Engineers Sergt A.J. MacDonald Highland Light Infantry L/Cpl george McKenzie Royal Air Force Sqd Ldr Alfred Sudden DFM F Lft G.A. Spark DFC F/O Angus D. Bell F/O James H. Craig P/O Andrew J.E. Brown F/Sergt William H.S. Brash Sergt D.J. Blair Sergt R.K. Davidson Sergt R.J. Gracey Sergt R. McLaren Sergt Thomas Veitch
  • Unveiling report-The Scotsman 5 September 1921

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