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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Oban
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44650
Current location

St John's Cathedral
George Street/William Street junction
Oban
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA34 5NT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 85846 30354
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Bronze Plaque in a green marble frame
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING AND PROUD MEMORY/ OF MY HUSBAND/ CAPTAIN ANDREW de VERE MACLEAN/ THE EAST SURREY REGIMENT/ KILLED IN ACTION ON SEPTEMBER 17TH 1914/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE AISNE WHILE GALLANTLY/ LEADING HIS MEN TO OCCUPY A VILLAGE NEAR / MISSY-SUR-AISNE UNDER A TERRIFIC GERMAN/ SHELL FIRE AND BURIED AT MISSY-SUR-AISNE./ HE WHO GIVES HIS LIFE FOR KING & COUNTRY/ LEAVES NAUGHT UNDONE THAT MAN CAN DO.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Maclean, Andrew De Vere
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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, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 350MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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