Bonnyrigg War Memorial
WM name reference IWM5647
64 King Georges Field Dobbies Road Bonnyrigg Midlothian Lothian EH19 2AY Scotland
Private of a Lowland Infantry Regiment (Royal Scots) in Marching Order resting on Arms Reversed set on a stone column on a three-stepped plinth. The endowed hospital bed referred to in the dedicatory wording is our reference 85780.
World War 1
ERECTED IN MEMORY OF /THE MEN OF BONNYRIGG /WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR,/ IN ADDITION TO AN ENDOWED/ BED IN THE ROYAL INFIRMARY EDINBURGH. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO/ RETURN NOT AGAIN ARE HERE/ INSCRIBED FOR EVERMORE/ 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Archibald||Peter||25-1-1915||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
|McIlwraith||James||25-1-1915||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
|McLean||William||25-1-1915||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
|Scott||Alexander||16-5-1915||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
|Smith||William||22-12-1914||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
|Tait||Robert||25-1-1915||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
|Thompson||George||9-5-1915||Bonnyrigg War Memorial||View|
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