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Minto War Memorial
Minto War Memorial
Minto War Memorial
Minto War Memorial
Minto War Memorial

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A soldier in helmet and greatcoat with rifle raised in guard position. The helmet is cocked at a jaunty angle and the coat collar is turned up. The whole is mounted on a rough stone plinth (from nearby Minto Crags). Names are on a plaque standing just above ground level in front of the plinth and it is in its own hedged garden in the churchyard.
Title

Minto War Memorial

Medium

bronze & stone

Accession number

TD9_MA_S016

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Roxburgh Parish Church (Minto)

Custodian

Roxburgh Parish Church (Minto)

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

Sepetmber 1921

Access

at all times

Inscription description

THE FLOWERS OF THE FOREST ARE A' WEDE AWAY / TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF MINTO PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918 / OUT OF DARKNESS THROUGH FIRE INTO LIGHT / (NAMES) / REJOICE WE HAVE CONQUERED

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Located at

Minto Kirk, Roxburgh

TD9 8SG