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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53547

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Current location

Level 1
in the North Company Room
which is in the Provost's House part of the museum
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Shiprow
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB11 5BY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 94349 06177
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Waiting room
    P & O Scottish Ferries Terminal
    Aberdeen Harbour
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    AB11
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • North of Scotland & Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Co building
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Copper WW1 plaque and modern steel WW2 plaque in a large, lightly-coloured wooden frame. WW1 plaque has foliage border and company insignia - a flag - flanked by thistles, above the inscription.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS COMPANY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/MEMBERS OF LEITH OFFICE STAFF/[names]/MEMBERS OF CREW LOST WITH/SS ST MARGARET 12.9.1917/[names]/SS ST CLAIR 19.1.1918/[names]/SS ST MAGNUS 12.2.1918/[names]/ ALSO TO THOSE LOST IN THE 1939-1945 CONFLICT/MEMBER OF ABERDEEN SHORE STAFF/[name]/MASTER, OFFICERS AND CREW MEMBERS LOST WITH SS ST CATHERINE/FORMERLY HIGHLANDER 14.11.1940/[names]/[7 names]/REMEMBERING ALSO PASSENGER [name]/[name] SS ST FERGUS 31.12.1940/[name] SS ST NINIAN 23.3.1940/[name] SS ST CLEMENT 5.4.1941/[name] SS ST ROGYNALD 7.3.1942/[name] SS TJALDUR 1.2.1943/MEMBERS OF ABERDEEN OFFICE STAFF/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, George
Anderson, William
Birnie, George
Cromar, George
Cruickshank, Gordon
Cruickshank, James
Eldridge, John S
Gallacher, Chas.
Heron, John
Johnson, John
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, manner of death
    Order of information: date of death then rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, date of death, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 880mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Copper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 790mm, width 880mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 750mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Steel
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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