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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Berwickshire
Town
Duns
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54102
Current location

Town Park
Duns
Berwickshire
Borders
TD11 3HP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 78666 53649
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on base and steps.
Inscription
OBELISK SIX O'CLOCK: THIS MEMORIAL IS RAISED BY THE/ BURGH AND PARISH OF DUNS/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO HEARD/ THEIR COUNTRY'S SUMMONS IN HER/ HOUR OF NEED AND AFTER THE OLD/ BORDER FASHION COUNTED NOT THE/ COST OF DEFENDING HER LIBERTY/ IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1914-1918./ LET THEIR NAMES BE FOR EVER/ HELD IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE AND/ THEIR EXAMPLE BE A GUIDING STAR/ FOR THE GENERATIONS TO COME. NINE, TWELVE AND THREE O'CLOCK: (NAMES) BLOCK SIX O'CLOCK: LET ALSO BE HELD IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE/ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THEIR COUNTRY'S CAUSE IN THE SECOND/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airlie, John
Aitchison, George J
Allan, William W
Anderson, Alexander
Anderson, H
Bailey, George H
Bailie, D M H
Bedworth, G
Blaikie, W F
Burnett, David
See details for all 107 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
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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