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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Roxburgh
Town
Melrose
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78857
Current location

High Cross Church (formerly St Cuthbert's)
High Cross Avenue
Melrose
Roxburgh
Borders
TD6 9SQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 54079 34199
Denomination: Roman

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Description
Brass Plaque for WW1 with an addition for WW2 attached below
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/and in proud remembrance of/THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/[names in 3 columns]/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ 1939 1945/[names in 3 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, James
Allan, Thomas
Blake, Ronald
Brown, William S
Bunyan, Alexander
Bunyan, George L
Cruikshank, Donald
Davis, Albert G
Dunn, Ion
Elliott, Norman
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenmaes
    Order of information: surnam
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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