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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Berwickshire
Town
Duns
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54103
Current location

Christ Church
Duns
Berwickshire
Borders
TD11 3DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 78585 54243
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Stained glass window with plaque beneath.
Inscription
In ever loving memory of Desmond Pinkivel Minchin LIEUT. K.O.S.B./ youngest son of Alyson and Kathleen Minchin and grandson/of Colonel William Molesworth CIE CBE of Cruicksfield/ killed in action Haut de Bosq Normandy 1ST July 1944/ aged 21 years./He gave his life with gallantry and devotion to duty to save his platoon./And to Private Delaney and 15 NCOs and men of his platoon/who gave their lives.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Delaney
Minchin, David Pinkivel
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 1475mm, width 537.5mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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