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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Inverclyde
Town
Greenock
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54978

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Previous locations
  • Was unveiled and on display in this school building from 1920
    Greenock High School original building
    Greenock
    Inverclyde
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 270 760
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Greenock High School 2nd building
    Dunlop Street
    Greenock
    Inverclyde
    Strathclyde
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 270 760
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Not displayed in public since transfer to this building in 1971 but stored in a basement there.
    Greenock High School
    Inverkip Road
    Greenock
    Inverclyde
    Strathclyde
    PA15 0QQ
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 24549 75472
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Dark wooden board with 6 light-coloured name panels of those who served with one dark wood panel placed centrally listing those who died.
Inscription
Top: ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914-1918/ PUPILS FORMER PUPILS & TEACHERS WHO WENT FORTH TO THE GREAT CRUSADE / (NAMES) Top of central panel: THEY LOVED NOT THEIR LIVES/ UNTO THE DEATH/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 800
    Served and returned: 700
    Died: 100
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 3000mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
History
Has not been on display since move to present building in 1971 and has deteriorated dramatically during storage in basement. The school is about to have a new building built (its 4th) and it is hoped that the memorial might be restored and resited within the new school.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Greenock High School

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