Canonbie War Memorial
WM name reference IWM44100
Centre of Village Main street B7201 Canonbie Annandale And Eskdale Dumfries And Galloway DG14 0SY Scotland
3 Stage Tapered base surmounted by pedestal and figure of serviceman. Inscription on two plaques (one for each conflict) to front faces of pedestal and base. Figure of the Serviceman stands with bowed head, rifle over his shoulder and helmet in hand
World War 1
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF ALL THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY AND FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE NATION IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 SPECIALLY THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHOSE NAMES ARE/ (NAMES)/ DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY/ TO THOSE WHO IN THE SAME NOBLE SPIRIT OF SELF SACRIFICE GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Cowan||William||10-10-1917||Canonbie War Memorial||View|
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- Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
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