Closeburn Parish Church

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Reference WMO/273817


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Oak Board with gold lettering and a gold cross at the centre, which has an inlaid sword. In the entrance, made by Anton Lang, Unveiled 4 August 1935 by Miss Shakerley of Trigony, Closeburn aged 105
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THEIR NAME LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE/1914 1918/1939 1945/ O Valiant Hearts, who to/your glory came/Through dust of conflict/and through battle flame/Tranquil you lie, your/knightly virtue proved/Your memory hallowed/in the land you loved/Proudly you gathered/rank on rank to war/As who had heard God's/message from afar/All you had hoped for, all/you had you gave/To save Mankind-your-/selves you scorned to save They shall grow not old as/we that are left grow old; age shall not weary them/nor the years condemn/At the goung down of the/sun and in the morning/We will remember them


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