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Maxton War Memorial

The War Memorial to those of the Parish who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War 1, is within the church. There is also a framed scroll in the Village Hall recording all those from the Parish who went to the First World War.

War Memorial Plaque
Marble. Dedicated 6th March 1921

MEN OF MAXTON WHO FELL 1914-1918

CCF CUNNINGHAM Capt Arg and Suthd Highrs
KE CUNNINGHAM Capt Duke of Wellingtons
JAMES ROSS London Scottish
RICHARD ROSS Lieut Devonshire Regiment
THOMAS S ROSS 2nd Lieut Cameron Highlanders
DAVID EASTON Cpl Tank Corps
PATRICK G THOMSON Cpl Wiltshire Regiment
JOHN GALBRAITH L Cpl Canadians
JOHN BOA Pte Cameron Highlanders
JAMES W GRANT Pte Machine Gun Corps
THOMAS P GRANT Pte Canadian Highlanders
ROBERT JESSIMAN Pte Highland Light Infantry
PETER McCALL Pte Kings Own Scottish Borderers
WILLIAM PRESTON Pte Army Service Corps
ROBERT YOUNG Pte Kings Own Scottish Borderers



Bronze Plaque sited under War Memorial

"O VALIANT HEARTS, WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME,
THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT & THROUGH BATTLE-FLAME
TRANQUIL YOU LIE. YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED.
YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED."

(No Maxton men are recorded as having died for their country during World War II.)


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