Heriot War Memorial
WM name reference IWM81400
Parish Kirk B709 Heriot Ettrick And Lauderdale Borders EH38 5YE
The Heriot war memorial takes the form of a memorial gateway with two pink granite tablets set into the face of the pillars flanking the entrance gateway to the kirk with the dedication and names of the fallen of WWI, and a third granite blet bearing the names of the fallen of WWII set into the face of the adjacent wall. The dates 1914 and 1919 are also worked into the wrought iron railings of the gate
World War 1
Gates- 1914 1919 Left Hand Gate Post Tablet-TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND/IN PROUD MEMORY/OF THOSE/OF THIS PARISH/WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/AND/WHOSE NAMES/ARE HERE RECORDED/"FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH" Right Hand Gate Post Tablet-[WW1 names] WW2 Tablet-IN MEMORY/OF THOSE OF THE PARISH OF HERIOT/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names]
|Surname||First Name||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Linton||William||21-5-1915||Heriot War Memorial||View|
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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:
- Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
- The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
- A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
- For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.
Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton
As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.