Eckford

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Reference WMO/196746

Address:

Eckford Parish Church

Eckford

Kelso

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wheel cross dedicated to those from Eckford who lost their lives during the First World War. IWM Register adds and updates as follows - Small cross surmounting a tall pillar, a plinth and 2 stage base. The dedication is on the 6 o'clock face of the plinth and the WW1 names on the 6 o'clock face of the pillar. Following the closure of the church, and the subsequent move of the WW2 plaque to the locked village hall, the WW2 names were added to the 12 o'clock face of the pillar in 2015.
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Plinth-ERECTED BY THE/PARISHIONERS OF ECKFORD/IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/WHO ENLISTED FROM THE/PARISH AND WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/COUNTRY IN THE GREAT/WAR 1914-1918 Pillar 6 o'clock face- [WW1 names] Pillar 12 o'clock face- +/1939-1945/[names]

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