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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Inverclyde
Town
Greenock
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54841
Current location

Cathcart Street Post Office
Cathcart Street
Greenock
Inverclyde
Strathclyde
PA15 1DD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 270 760
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque with white lettering. Laurel wreath in relief at top.
Inscription
IN PROUD MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF GREENOCK/ AND DISTRICT POST OFFICES/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bruce, G S
Cameron, A G
Carchrie, D Mck
Easson, T L
Edgar, J R
Finlay, W
Gallacher, J
Halbert, G
Halliday, W
Haughey, C
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail

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