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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Lothian
Town
North Berwick
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Newbury Abbot Trent RBS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53677
Current location

South wall to west of entrance
St Baldreds Church
Dirleton Rd
North Berwick
East Lothian
Lothian
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 580 850
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Metal plaque on marble. Relief portrait at top, HLI badge at bottom
Inscription
AUBREY BLACKWOOD PORTER/ LIEUTENANT 4th (ATTACHED TO) 2nd/ HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY/ KILLED IN ACTION AT/ VERMELLES FRANCE/ ON OCTOBER 3rd 1815/ AGED 24/ BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND/ I WILL GIVE THEE THE CROWN OF LIFE/ rev. 11-10/ (HLI badge)/ TO HIS BELOVED MEMORY HIS MOTHER AND SISTER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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