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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Corstorphine
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53600
Current location

North wall of the nave
1
St Anne's Church
Kaimes Road
Corstorphine
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH12 6JR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 20546 72879
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF JAMES ALISON (sic) WILSON ADAMS/ SEC LIEUT 9th BATT (HIGHLANDERS) THE ROYAL SCOTS/ BORN AT EDINBURGH 4TH JULY 1897 KILLED AT/ VIMY RIDGE 9th APRIL 1917 AFTER LEADING HIS/ PLATOON TO THE SECOND LINE OF GERMAN TRENCHES/ BURIED IN THE BRITISH CEMETERY AT ROCLINCOURT A GOOD SOLDIER OF JESUS CHRIST ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS ROBERT AND MARION ADAMS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, James Alison William
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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: surname, rank, date of death, place of death, forenames, place of birth, place of burial, manner of death, date of birth, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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