Annan War Memorial

Annan’s War Memorial is in the form of a soldier at ease with rifle.

The upper plinth is inscribed, “In memory of the men of the Burgh and Parish of Annan who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918,” the lower “1939 – 45” and “Glorious their fate.”

War Memorial, Annan.

From east. Great War names on upper plinth. World War 2 names and inscription, “Splendid Their Doom” on lower plinth. “Lest We Forget” picked out in iron rail surround at bottom:-

Annan, War Memorial

Reverse of memorial. Great War names on upper plinth. Second World War names on lower plinth plus inscription, “Honour them, and weep not.”

Reverse Annan War Memorial

From west. Upper plinth bears Great War names, the lower has World War 2 names and the inscription, “Give them praise not pity,” with “Lest We Forget” on the iron surround rail:

War Memorial, Annan from West.

This bench, which seems to have been erected by Annan Community Council, lies near the War Memorial:-

War Memorial Bench, Annan

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