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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Town
Melrose
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56989
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
High Cross Avenue
Melrose
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Borders
TD6 9SU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 53999 34225
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Nowy headed brass plaque with decorative border mounted on a backboard.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ ARTHUR STANCOMB DUNN/ 1ST IMPERIAL LIGHT HORSE/ KILLED IN ACTION AT WAGGON HILL LADYSMITH/ 5TH JANUARY 1900 AGED 26/ ALSO HIS MOTHER/ JULIET ELLA DUNN/ WHO DIED OF PNEUMONIA CONTRACTED WHILE SERVING / IN A RED CROSS HOSPITAL FOR WOUNDED SOLDIERS/ NOV. 8TH 1915 AGED 68/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dunn, Arthur Stancomb
Dunn, Juliet Ella
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, relationships,occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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