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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Lothian
Town
Dunbar
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SHONA MCINNES NIWM F/W (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 November 1991
    Attended by: Rev. Chalmers/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5656
Current location

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Dunbar Parish Church
Queens Road
Dunbar
East Lothian
Lothian
EH42 1LA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 68176 78631
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Modern three light stained glass window with inscription in the left light and across the base of the lights. In the centre part of the window animals are depicted, namely a cow, lion, hen and three lambs. A tree is depicted above them. In the upper lights a birds and in the right light birds and fishes are depicted.
Inscription
Base of window: DONATED BY DUNBAR & DISTRICT BRANCH OF THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION SCOTLAND/ IN MEMORY OF THE SERVICEMEN OF DUNBAR WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO WORLD WARS LEFT LIGHT: FOR THE LORD IS A GREAT/ GOD. A GREAT KING ABOVE/ ALL GODS. THE DEPTHS OF/ THE EARTH ARE IN HIS HANDS/ AND THE PEAKS OF THE MOUNTAINS/ BELONG TO HIM. THE/ SEA IS HIS FOR HE MADE IT AND/ THE DRY LAND WHICH HIS HANDS/ FASHIONED/ ENTER IN! LET/ US BOW DOWN/ IN WORSHIP./ LET US KNEEL/ BEFORE THE/ LORD WHO MADE/ US. FOR HE/ IS OUR GOD./ WE THE PEOPLE HE SHEPERDS. THE FLOCK IN HIS CARE. PSALM 95:3-7
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 6000mm, width 1950mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
History
1986: The church burnt down in January leaving only the walls standing. The stained glass window was added as part of the re-building program. A second window was added in 1991 designed by the same artist commissioned by the Royal British Legion.
Costs

Comments: This cost is the total for this window and the Lothian and Border Horse yeomanry window that was erected. The cost also includes a £163500 prize for the memorial design competition.
Memorial: £15,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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