North Berwick War Memorial

WM name reference IWM8547

Current Location:

Located on north east side of roundabout Junction of Quality Street/Kirks Port/B1346 North Berwick East Lothian Lothian EH39 4HW


A column surmounted by a Mercat cross on an octagonal plinth with four shields attached to sides. The plinth bears the inscription and names of those commemorated, with snake-like supports for further shields above. Shields includes those from the Royal Scots, Royal Scots Greys, Scots Guards, Gordon Highlanders, KOSB, Royal Artillery, and Royal Scots Fusiliers. The whole sits on an octagonal two stepped base in a paved area bounded by a low wall and fence. A tablet on an adjacent wall with a laurel wreath positoned top centre and torch postioned centrally commorates those lost during the Second World War.


World War 1


WW1: Victoria Gloria Merces/ "Faithful unto death their name liveth forever more."/ (Names) WW2: 1939 1945/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO IN A LATER/ GENERATION MADE THE SAME SACRIFICE IN/ THE SAME CAUSE AS THOSE TO WHOM THE/ MEMORIAL OPPOSITE HAS BEEN ERECTED/ (Names)/ "And in the morning we will remember them."

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
McNeill Edward 15-9-1916 North Berwick 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.