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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Inverness
Town
Inverness
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44523
Current location

North Wall of the nave
St Andrew's Cathedral
Ardross Street
Inverness
Inverness
Highland
IV3 5NB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 66428 44892
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Plain Square White Marble Tablet on a grey marble pattress
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ JAMES DONALD DAVIDSON,/ PRIVATE 4TH BATTN. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS, (T)/ THE ONLY SON OF HIS PARENTS/ DONALD & EMILY DAVIDSON./ HE ANSWERED HIS COUNTRY'S CALL/ AT THE BEGINNING OF THE GREAT WAR/ AND FELL IN ACTION AT FESTUBERT, FRANCE, ON THE 18TH MAY 1915,/ IN THE 26TH YEAR OF HIS AGE./ HE WAS BAPTIZED AND CONFIRMED IN THIS CHURCH/ AND USED TO WORSHIP NEAR THIS SPOT./ "WHOSOEVER LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE/ SHALL FIND IT."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davidson, James Donald
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 750MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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