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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53550

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Current location

West end of south aisle
St Andrew's Cathedral
King Street
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB24 5AX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 94451 06461
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Large tryptych with names painted inside the doors, and image of Christ crucified flanked by Mary and another figure inside. The top of the tryptych is ornately carved.
Inscription
(Names)/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEMBERS OF SAINT ANDREWS CATHEDRAL/ ABERDEEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ JESUS SAID, ARE YE ABLE TO DRINK OF THE CUP THAT I AM TO DRINK OF? THEY SAID UNTO HIM WE ARE NOT./ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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