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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Roxburgh
Town
Yetholm
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57813
Current location

Opposite the church
30 yards towards Town Yetholm
B6352
Yetholm
Roxburgh
Borders
TD5 8PE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 82439 28017
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross with decorative arms and shaft set on a rough hewn plinth and base. The WW1 names are inscribed in black lettering on the shaft and the WW2 names are on the front face of the plinth. The whole is enclosed by wrought iron railings.
Inscription
Current: IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ YETHOLM/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names) Previous inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ YETHOLM/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butler, William C
Calder, James
Cowans, Alexander C
Dodds, George
Douglas, Andrew
Douglas, Walter
Douglas, William
Dumma, Adam
Dumma, John
Elliot, Thomas C
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, 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, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
History
Post WW2: Inscription on the plinth was replaced by the names of those who had died in WW2
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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