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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Midlothian
Town
Borthwick
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5644
Current location

Borthwick Church
Borthwick Castle Road
Borthwick
Midlothian
Lothian
EH23 4QY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 36882 59630
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Pair of gates with associated plaques
Inscription
(Left gate): 1914/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF ALL WHO WENT/ FORTH FROM THIS PARISH TO SERVE. (Right gate): 1919/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, Dan
Aitken, Mary
Aitken, Robert
Aitken, William
Allan, Thomas
Anderson, James
Anderson, Thomas
Baptie, Alexander
Baptie, William
Barclay, Alex F
See details for all 216 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: height 2160mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 850mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH

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