This war memorial can be located on Coldstream High Street on the busy A697 at the entrance to Home Park and next door to the St Cuthbert’s Centre. The names are inscribed on two brass plaques and the inscription reads ” In proud and grateful memory of the men of the Burgh and Parish of Coldstream who gave their lives in the Great War for Liberty, King and Country . Their Names liveth forever more”. For visitors to the town, the St Cuthbert’s Centre has a 100 foot tower and cannot be missed. It is an impressive building. The town itself is a ” jewel in Scotia’s crown ” and as the song says ” the first true Border toun “with wonderful vistas over the River Tweed to the distant Cheviot Hills. The Memorial was designed by William Washington-Brown and unveiled by Field Marshal Earl Haig in May 1923 before a large crowd of people including many veterans. An honour guard was provided by a detachment of the 4th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Also in attendance was Provost Carmichael in what was for him especially a poignant ceremony. Both his sons were amongst the names of the fallen.

First World War

Second World War

Boer War

There are no Boer War entries for this memorial.


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