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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Midlothian
Town
Glencorse
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J A McWilliam
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 18-03-1927
    Attended by: HRH PRINCESS MARY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53622
Current location

Gateway at entrance to barracks
Glencorse Barracks
A701
Glencorse
Midlothian
Lothian
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 248 610
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wrought iron gates on circular stone pillars, and the smaller side-gates are flanked by massive gate houses with steeply pitched roofs.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ ROYAL SCOTS/ WHO FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918
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
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The First of Foot by Muir, A p33/1961 Published:The Royal Scots History Committee 1961 Edinburgh
  • The Times p13d/19Mar1927
  • BUILDINGS OF SCOTLAND by GIFFORD, JOHN p219, 514/ 1978 Source: Image Library

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