Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Town
Galashiels
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1946
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74488

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Current location

Galashiels Academy
Elm Row
Galashiels
Ettrick And Lauderdale
Borders
TD1 3HU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 48898 35766
Denomination: Just inside main entrance

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Previous locations
  • Galashiels Academy
    Roxburgh Street
    Galashiels
    Ettrick And Lauderdale
    Borders
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass plaque with a domed head set into a recess in a brick wall
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE FORMER PUPILS OF/GALASHIELS ACADEMY/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR. (names in 3 columns)/ERECTED BY THE FORMER PUPILS CLUB/OF THIS SCHOOL-1946
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baxter, John
Constance, Dennis W
Dorward, Thomas F
Dryden, John R
Fisher, David
Foley, Hart
Gladstone, W H
Gunter, Peter F
Henderson, Robert
Henry, George W
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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