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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stirling
Town
Stirling
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14/04/1930
    Attended by: Duke of Montrose, Rev. J. Douglas Glennie BD, Mrs Liddell, Major Liddell and Mrs Keiller
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44728
Current location

On the South wall of the nave
on the right as enter church
Church of the Holy Rude
St. John Street
Stirling
Stirling
Central
FK8 1ED
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 79197 93702
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
RECTANGULAR PLAQUE with ENGRAVED ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS BADGE ABOVE TEXT and an A4 card each side with background information and photograph.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ CAPTAIN J AIDAN LIDDELL, V.C., M.C.,/ 3RD BATTALION PRINCESS LOUISE'S/ ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS/ MORTALLY WOUNDED NEAR OSTEND, BELGIUM/ WITH THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, BRINGING/ BACK HIS OBSERVER TO SAFETY BEHIND/ OUR LINES AUGUST 1915/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR A FRIEND"/ ST. JOHN XV.13.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Liddell, J Aidan
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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, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, additional, decorations, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, additional, decorations, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 430MM, width 480MM
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • The Scotsman - Tuesday 15 April 1930
  • Falkirk Herald - Saturday 19 April 1930

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