Penicuik War Memorial
WM name reference IWM44693
Penicuik Public Park Jackson Street Entrance Penicuik Midlothian Lothian EH26 9BJ
PAVED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE DOUBLE PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION CARVED ONTO THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH AND NAMES PLACED ON BRONZE PLAQUES PLACED ON THE OTHER SIDES OF THE PLINTH. There is an additional plaque for a WW1 casualty, which was added in the late 20th century-Private Charles Lough of the HLI. The memorial is set in its own small garden surrounded by a beech hedge, four cypress trees and a low granite wall with ornamental iron rails and a gate
World War 1
6 O'CLOCK FACE: Top Step-THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE Pedestal- TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND/ IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ FROM PENICUIK/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ AND THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 Plaques on other faces: (NAMES)
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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.