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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44616
Current location

St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25731 73576
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Plain rectangular stone tablet with incised inscription in gold painted lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF LIEUT COMMANDER/ DAVID WM SHAFTO DOUGLAS RN/ H.M.S. BLACK PRINCE/ KILLED IN ACTION 31ST MAY 1916/ AT THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND/ AGED 33 SON OF ADMIRAL/ SIR ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS G.C.B. G.C.V.O.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Douglas, David Wm. Shafto
Douglas, David Wm. Shafto
See details for all 2 names
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, service, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 300MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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