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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Town
Gattonside
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56987
Current location

On an unclassified road leading to the River Tweed just beyond the signposted Hoebridge Innset back from road behind bushes.
Unclassified road
Gattonside
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Borders
TD6 9LZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 54415 34779
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn simple cross mounted on stone plinth and surrounded by iron railings. Names carved on the front face of the shaft of the cross and the dedication on the plinth. There is a free standing WW2 metal plaque at the base of the cross shaft.
Inscription
On the Shaft:- (Names) Metal Plaque:- 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Plinth:- IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF /THE MEN OF GATTONSIDE/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, John
Brown, Andrew Mccallum
Clark, Thomas T.
Fortune, James H.
Henderson, Thomas T.
Keddie, James H.
Lyal, James
Lyal, Robert H.
Mackenzie, Mark K.
Mann, James C.
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    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, forename
    Order of information: surnam
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
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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