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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:04 pm    Post subject: Coldstream Guards - Coldstream Reply with quote

Coldstream Guards - Coldstream, Berwickshire District

The memorial is a large natural rock set on a rough pedestal with the regimental badge and an inscription on the face.
The monument stands in public gardens beside the main road in the middle of the village.
the inscription reads:
THIS STONE WAS PRESENTED
TO THE BURGH OF COLDSTREAM
BY THE COLDSTREAM REGIMENT
OF FOOT GUARDS ON THE DAY
ON WHICH THEY WERE PROUD TO RECEIVE
THE FREEDOM OF THE BURGH
10TH AUGUST 1968

IT WAS FROM NEAR HERE
ON 1ST JANUARY 1660 THAT
GENERAL MONCK CROSSED
THE RIVER TWEED TO START
HIS MARCH TO LONDON
CULMINATING IN THE
RESTORATION OF
KING CHARLES II

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DerekR
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This photograph courtesy of Sapper:


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Merseman



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's now an Afghanistan memorial stone to its right.




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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2018 1:57 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 13331
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