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Information on the village of Yetholm, near Kelso in Scotland.

War Memorials


Wauchope Memorial

In the centre of Town Yetholm village green is the memorial to Major-General Andrew Wauchope of Niddrie, Yetholm. It bears the inscription:

'Erected by the inhabitants of Yetholm and other friends in memory of General Wauchope, CB, CMG of Yetholm, who fell in battle while leading his troops at Magersfontein, 11th Dec 1899.'

Between the two villages is the memorial to those who fell in two world wars:



Yetholm War Memorial
In Memory of the men of Yetholm who fell in the Great War 1913 - 1919
JAMES CALDERALI(Australian Infantry)
ALEX C COWANSKOSB(King's Own Scottish Borderers)
GEORGE DODDSL & BH(Lothian & Border Horse)
ANDREW DOUGLASSG(Scots Guards)
WALTER DOUGLASAVC(Army Veterinary Corps)
WILLIAM DOUGLASSG(Scots Guards)
ADAM DUMMAKOSB(King's Own Scottish Borderers)
JOHN DUMMAGH(Gordon Highlanders)
HUGH FERGUSONKOSB(King's Own Scottish Borderers)
JAMES FRATERHLI(Highland Light Infantry)
JOHN GRAHAMSLAWKOSB(King's Own Scottish Borderers)
JOHN GUTHRIELeic Rgt(Leicester Regiment)
WALTER HALLIDAYMGC(Machine-Gun Corps)
WILLIAM McLELLANDDLI(Durham Light Infantry)
GEORGE McGREGORSG(Scots Guards)
ROBERT MITCHELLKOYLI(King's Own Yorkshire Light Inf.)
WILLIAM NORRISSG(Scots Guards)
ADAM SCOTTGH(Gordon Highlanders)
JOHN SCOTTCan Inf(Canadian Infantry)
JOHN SHARPEGH(Gordon Highlanders)
GEORGE TICERS(Royal Scots)
ALEX F WHITELAW1st Can Cont(1st Canadian Contingent)
WILLIAM B WHITELAWAEF(Australian Expeditionary Force)
1939 - 1945
Wm CAIRNS BUTLERSgtRAF (Royal Air Force)
Thos GRIEVE ELLIOTCplRAF (Royal Air Force)
Harry C WALKERCaptMN (Merchant Navy)
EAN WOODSgtRAF (Royal Air Force)

Rolls of Honour

The Rolls of Honour listing all those members of the Parish who served in the two World Wars are to be found in the Wauchope Hall.

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