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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Renfrew
Town
Greenock
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
53660

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Previous locations
  • Greenock Academy
    Madeira Street
    Greenock
    Renfrew
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 265 772
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Plaque with arms of the school above the inscription and a lamp beneath it. Mounted on a malachite-effect background.
Inscription
GREENOCK ACADEMY/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF FORMER/ PUPILS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainslie, John E
Allan, George
Allan, Peter
Anderson, George E
Anderson, Graeme S M
Armstrong, John R
Arthur, W Ronald
Bannicott, Alfred T
Barnes, John C C
Barr, Robert M
See details for all 135 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 91
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 91
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 1500mm, width c 650mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
School authorities
Reference

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