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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Alec Miller (Wood Carver)
Messrs William Edwards & Son (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Bennet (Roman Catholic)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5833
Current location

North-west of the main entrance
St Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Cathedral
Huntly Street
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB10 1SH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 93643 06062
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Covered Teak Crucifix set into a stepped base resting on a broad plinth. Inscription on the base.
Inscription
PRO DEO ET PATRIA MORTUIS 1914-1918/ "REX MUNDI DEFUNCTOS NOS PRO SUIS LEGIBUS IN AETERNAE VITAE RESURRECTIONE SUSCITABIT. MACHAB. II VII 9"/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brebner, Alexander
Brebner, Peter
Brown, Harry
Brown, Robert
Burke, Francis
Byrne, Edward
Daly, Charles
Delaney, John C
Dunbar, Francis
Dwyer, Arthur H
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: depth 1219.2mm, height 3657.6mm, width 1219.2mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Cathedral
Reference

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