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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Town
Newstead
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58048
Current location

Centre of the village
Main Street
Newstead
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Borders
TD6 9DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 56317 34232
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plinth surmounted by shaft and celtic cross. Nowy headed marble name tablet placed on the front face of the shaft and rectagular dedicatory marble tablet placed on the plinth. A coloured stone wall surrounds the cross on three sides. Cross carved in the centre of the arms of the main cross.
Inscription
On the cross shaft-LEST WE FORGET On the names tablet on the cross shaft- (Names) On the tablet on the plinth- TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1919 & 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, A H
Dickinson, T
Gill, J R
Gordon, C A
Lang, J G
Mcginnis, A W
Millar, F
Mitchell, J J
Pringle, G
Walker, T
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Pink
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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