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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Lothian
Town
East Saltoun
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 September 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53642

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Current location

South wall of the nave
Saltoun Parish Church
Main Street
East Saltoun
East Lothian
Lothian
EH34 5EE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 47446 67877
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW OF 3 LIGHTS WITH RELATED BRASS PLAQUE BELOW LH & RH lights: 2 angels each holding crowns & palms, barbed wire fence below. Centre light: Christ crucified, seated soldier in khaki holding rifle with bayonet.
Inscription
Bottom of window in scroll:GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS On plaque below window: TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dodds, George Minto
Frisken, James
Laing, William
Mcculloch, James Cairns
Monteith, Thomas
Scott, James
Stitt, Joseph Roderick
Tait, Leonard Henderson
Thomson, George
Turner, Henry
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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