Branxton – St. Paul’s Church

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Difficult to read, I know, but the name of machine gunner Matthew Brown Wight, who died in France on 4th November 1917, and whose name is on the Roll of Honour in the church, can be found on this headstone.

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The names of John Ainslie (above), Thomas Wood (below),…

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…and Joseph Patterson (above) are also to be found on the Roll of Honour.

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Atop a hill away to the south west stands the monument to the 14,000 killed here during the Battle of Flodden, 501 years ago this year.

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