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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 June 1948
    Attended by: Rev. James Youngson, minister of the church during the war years. Rev D. Y. Howie, minister of the church, also took part.
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 June 1948
    Attended by: Rev. James Youngson, minister of the church during the war years. Rev D. Y. Howie, minister of the church, also took part.
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WM Reference
5834

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Current location

Outside the church
539A
South Holburn Parish Church
Holburn Street
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB10 7LH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 93003 04210
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • On the north-west gable
    Ruthrieston South Church
    Holburn Street
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    AB10 7LH
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NJ 93012 04214
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Two linked tablets. Top tablet is nowy-headed. Base tablet is supported with brackets at base. Maltese cross at top centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE OF THE GALLANT MEN OF THE CONGREGATION / WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / (Names) / "THE LAMB WHICH DWELLS AMIDST THE THRONE SHALL O'ER THEM STILL PRESIDE" / 1939-1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balfour, Arthur F.
Bisset, John D.
Chalmers, David
Chapman, William
Clubb, Francis F.
Coutts, Alexander P.
Craig, Joseph R.
Davidson, John
Farquhar, John
Farquharson, Douglas
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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