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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Lothian
Town
Tranent
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53663
Current location

In the Porch
241
Tranent Parish Church
Church Street
Tranent
East Lothian
Lothian
EH33 1BP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 40487 73067
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass plaque with a St Andrew's cross in red at the top
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ ALL FROM THIS PARISH WHO HAVE/ GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THEIR SOULS ARE IN THE HAND OF GOD/ AND NO TORMENT SHALL TOUCH THEM./ (7 lines of text) / THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE AND THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE./ (NAMES) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS CONGREGATION/WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES) (Exact layout unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aithie, James R
Aithie, William
Alexander, John H
Archibald, Greig
Baird, Andrew
Baird, John
Balfour, William
Barr, John
Bathgate, Simon
Bell, Peter
See details for all 84 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 84
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 84
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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