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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
5630
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NT 25635 73264
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Lady Yester Parish Church
    Infirmary Street
    Edinburgh
    City Of Edinburgh
    Lothian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque with basket arch at top, on a wood backing. Inscription in black and red lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ERECTED BY THE CONGREGATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, John K
Brown, Robert
Calder, William Kinross
Dewar, Frederick
Douglas, David
Gray, Adam
Hannah, Henry William
Henderson, George
Henretty, John
Hood, George Burnett Renton
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 640 mm, width 830 mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Greyfriars Church

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