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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Roxburgh
Town
Minto
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81386
Current location

Parish Church
Off B6405
Minto
Roxburgh
Borders
TD9 8SG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 56673 20119
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
.…/ALSO OF/PTE.GEORGE WATSON/4TH BATT. ROYAL SCOTS,/YOUNGEST SON OF THE ABOVE/GEORGE WATSON AND OF HELEN WATSON/KILLED IN ACTION AT VIMY RIDGE,/9TH APRIL 1915, AGED 28 YEARS/BURIED "SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE"/…..
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Watson, George
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, rank, regiment, manner of death, date of death, age, place of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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