Newbattle Parish and Church War Memorial

WM name reference IWM53624


Current Location:

Newbattle Parish Church Newbattle Road Newbattle Midlothian Lothian EH22 3LH


Description:

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.


Campaign:

World War 1


Inscription:

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

Further information:

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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.