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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Berwickshire
Town
Duns
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54114
Current location

Boston United Free Church
Station Road
Duns
Berwickshire
Borders
TD11 3FR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 78778 53558
Denomination: United Free Church

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Previous locations
  • Parish Church
    Duns
    Berwickshire
    Borders
    TD11 3DD
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NT 78624 53866
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Two plaques, smaller below is for WW2, in a combined wooden frame.
Inscription
1914 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY ALSO/IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, William
Arness, James
Baillie, George
Black, William
Blackie, William F
Mitchell, Andrew T
Pearson, Monteith S
Renton, William
Simpson, Henry
Tennent, George
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
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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