Visit Peebles - The Royal Burgh

War Memorial / Quadrangle

Quadrangle (through the archway beneath the Chambers Institute) High Street, Peebles

In the quadrangle of the Chambers Institution, the War Memorial unveiled in 1922 by Field Marshal Earl Haig of Bemersyde, lits the names of 225 Peebleans killed in the First World War - a veritable decimation of the then male population of 2257. The names of those who lost their lives in the Second World war were added later

Historical content : taken from the Town Walk