Newbattle Parish and Church War Memorial
WM name reference IWM53624
Newbattle Parish Church Newbattle Road Newbattle Midlothian Lothian EH22 3LH
Bronze plaque with bas relief at top of two angels supporting a shield, depicting a pelican, surmounted by a coronet. The plaque is mounted on a Verde Antico marble surround. In 2009 an additional brass addendum plaque was added below for 2 further casualties who had been identified. The meaning of 'this parish' is that the memorial covers the communities of Newbattle, Newtongrange, Easthouses, Lothian Bridge, Eskbank and Dalkeith.
World War 1
IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS NCOs AND/ MEN OF THE CHURCH & PARISH OF NEWBATTLE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
|Surname||First Name||Campaign||Date of Death||Name of Memorial(s)|
|Brown||Robert||World War 1||27-9-1915||Newbattle Parish and Church War Memorial||View|
|Pryde||Robert||World War 1||2-1-1915||Newbattle Parish and Church War Memorial||View|
|Sneddon||George||World War 1||15-10-1918||Newbattle Parish and Church War Memorial||View|
|Thompson||George||World War 1||9-5-1915||Newbattle Parish and Church War Memorial||View|
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