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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
East Lothian
Town
Dunbar
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
C S S JOHNSTON (Designer)
W GRANT STEVENSON (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5648
Current location

Facing the road on grassed area near the Church
Queens Road
Dunbar
East Lothian
Lothian
EH42 1JX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 68173 78631
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Obelisk on plinth and three stepped base surrounded by low chain fence. Garland on all four faces
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE 19TH COMPANY & OF THE LOTHIANS AND BERWICKSHIRE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY WHO FELL IN SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE WAR 1901-1902. THEY BRAVELY AND WILLINGLY GAVE THEIR LIVES AT THE CALL OF DUTY FORN THEIR QUEEN AND COUNTRY; THEIR SORROWING COMRADES AND FRIENDS DESIRE THROUGHOUT ALL TIME TO COMMEMORATE THEIR SPLENDID DEVOTION. DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI. (Names) TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE LOTHIANS AND BORDER HORSE YEOMANRY WHO FELL IN THE TWO WARS - 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945. THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED ON THE ROLLS OF HONOUR IN THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL, EDINBURGH CASTLE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addie, G.m
Campbell, Alfred Cochran
Cowan, A.a.
Fletcher, Ian
Mcgibbon, G.r.
Mcguire, J.
Mclaughlan, J.
Peddiewaddell, C.r.
Romanel, W.w.
Stobo, G.
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1118&mforum=warmemscot
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • transcription: COCHRAN-CAMPBELL, Alfred, 2nd Lieutenant, December 1902, Nooitgedacht COWAN, A A, Trooper, April 1901, Brandfort FLETCHER , Ian , Trooper, May 1901, Winburg McADDIE, C, Corporal, October 1900, Frederikstad McGIBBON , G R , Corporal, October 1900, Welverdiend McGUIRE , J , Trooper Colt Gun Section, April 1900, Stellenbosch McLAUGHLAN , J , Corporal, April 1902, Steinkop PEDDIE-WADDELL , George Ralston,Trooper, 8th February 1901, Germiston, Transvaal ROMANEL , W W , Sergeant, February 1901, Johannesburg STOBO , G , Trooper, October 1900, Krugersdorp TURNBULL , D , Trooper, 1901, Pretoria

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