Parish of Mertoun Obelisk

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Reference WMO260745

Address:

Parish Cemetery

B6356

Clintmains, nr St Boswells, Borders

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Tapered Pointed Obelisk on Plinth and 2 stage base. The Scottish War Memorials Project page notes the strange location, away from both the church and the original hamlet, and amid the graves. The cemetery is just to the west of the hamlet of Clintmains. It also concludes that restoration occurred at some point between 2007 and 2013. 16 WW1 names, 1 WW2. See IWM Register 78890 or SWMP link.
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6 o'clock face-TO/THE MEMORY OF THE/MEN FROM/MERTOUN PARISH/WHO FELL IN/THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 Other 3 faces- [names]

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