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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Roxburgh
Town
Jedburgh
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69228
Current location

Jedburgh Old and Trinity Parish
Oxnam Road
Jedburgh
Roxburgh
Borders
TD8 6DF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 65110 20709
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Square bronze plaque surmounted by a Latin cross on a rocky mount. Square is topped by a cornice with decorative moulding of fruit and birds. Centrally under the cross is the inscription 'GLORIA IN EXCELSIS.' Plain border surrounds the tablet. Inner receeded border contains 14 regimental badges in relief, with a scroll featuring 'GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS.' Central panel is divided into 3 sections featuring names. Underneath the top border is a relief carving of hour angels worshipping the star of Bethlehem; surrounded on 3 sides by a reeded border with regimental badges at each corner. A heraldic shield containing St. George and the Dragon is featured, alongside a shield with St. Andrew and his cross. Raised lettering.
Inscription
GLORIA IN EXCELSIS/ 1914 1919/ THE ROYAL SCOTS/ (Names)/ GORDON HIGHLANDERS/ (Names)/ THE BLACK WATCH/ (Names)/ CAMERON HIGHLANDERS/ (Names)/ KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/ (Names)/ SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS/ (Names)/ COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ (Names)/ SCOTTS GUARDS/ (Names)/ SCOTTISH RIFLES/ (Names)/ ROYAL ENGINEERS/ (Names)/ ROYAL ARMY SERVICED CORPS/ (Names)/ ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY/ (Names)/ CANADIANS/ (Names)/ R.C.A. (Name)/ R.S.E. (Name)/ M.G.C. (Name)/ ROYAL NAVY (Name)/ WELLINGTON R. (Name)/ ESSEX R. (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, R B
Baillie, G
Bell, W
Brunton, J
Brunton, W
Cairns, A T
Cairns, G T
Campbell, A
Campbell, D
Campbell, J B (hon)
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 1200mm, width 1350mm
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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