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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Footdee
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR GEORGE COOPER
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: LORD PROVOST MEFF
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7th November 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13th November 1983
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Aberdeen
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5815
Current location

Pocra Quay
Footdee
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB11 5DS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 95763 05714
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Blaikies Quay
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    AB11 5PW
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NJ 947 060
    Denomination: Undefined
  • West end of goods shed
    Marischal Street
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    AB11 5AD
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NJ 944 062
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy headed tablet with carved anchor above and the names in three columns below in black lettering. Below is a second tablet with classical columns and WW2 names in black lettering.
Inscription
1914-1919/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR EVER/ IN MEMORY OF DOCK LABOURERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bain, H
Baxter, A
Baxter, G
Baxter, G
Beagrie, J
Bowman, Cw
Bowman, G
Bruce, A
Cassie, J
Catto, J
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: regiment
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 1510mm, width 1400mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 80mm, height 680mm, width 1210mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 440mm, height 170mm, width 2010mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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