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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5626
Current location

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Greyfriars Church
Greyfriars Place
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 2QQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25693 73266
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with domed arch at top containing emblem of Church of Scotland, on a wooden backing decorated with thistles and gilded squares.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER GRATEFUL/MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED BROTHERS WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES A WILLING SACRIFICE FOR GOD AND/KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18 "SO THEY PASSED OVER AND ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR THEM ON THE OTHER SIDE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Callender, James
Campbell, Robert Burns
Campbell, William Barton
Darker, Neil
Fulton, William Bennett
Gray, Alex
Haig, James William
Irvine, David Doig
Kerr, Robert
King, William
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1000 mm, width 1210 mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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