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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 February 1972
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 February 1972
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53578
Current location

In the Albany Aisle
St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 270 730
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Chair with dedicatory plaque. Crest of the FEPOW Association depicted on the plaque.
Inscription
THE COMMEMORATIVE CHAIR IN THE MORAY AISLE WAS/ PRESENTED BY THE SCOTTISH FAR EAST POW ASSOCIATION/ AS A MEMORIAL TO THOSE PRISONERS OF WAR AND CIVILIAN/ INTERNEES CAPTURED OR INTERNED IN THE FAR EAST/ BETWEEN 1941 AND 1945 WHO DIED IN CAPTIVITY, OR/ SUBSEQUENTLY AS A RESULT OF THEIR CAPTIVITY./ DEDICATED 13TH FEBRUARY 1972
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Seat
    Measurements: depth 550mm, height 1250mm, width 670mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
St Giles Cathedral

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