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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Leith, Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WALTER J R COOK (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 September 1933
    Attended by: His Grace The Duke of Montrose CB CVO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53602
Current location

At top of stairway
99
Trinity House
Kirkgate
Leith
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH6 6NJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 26992 76087
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stained glass window with an anchor and the letters "M M" at centre top, with 4 circular pictures of ships and personnel in centre panel below, badges and coats of arms in left and right panels. A full description of the imagery, in each case reading from top down- Left Panel-The Arms of Leith, The Lookout, The Wireless Operators, The Stokers, Merchant Service badge Centre Panel-SERVICE- The minesweepers, VIGILANCE- The Helmsman, HEROISM-the submarine menace, SELF-SACRIFICE- anxious families Right Panel-St Andrews's cross and crown, The seamen, The Cooks & Stewards, The Engineers, Trinity House arms The transverse panel below shows the Signal Tower of Leith, and a drifter leaving the shore of Leith. The Mariner's compass, a chart and other nautical Emblems are shown
Inscription
"IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF ALL RANKS OF THE MERCHANT SERVICE./ OF THE PORT OF LEITH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ .1914. 1918. THIS WINDOW IS THE GIFT OF MRS COLINA M GRANT/ DAUGHTER OF MUNGO. CAMPBELL. GIBSON. SHIPOWNER. 1918"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Corporation of Trinity House of Leith
Reference

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