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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5842

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Current location

Broadhill extension (Eastern portion of the cemetery across Park Road)
Trinity Cemetery
Park Road
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB24 5NG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 94900 07290
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain Latin cross set in irregularly shaped rough-hewn base. Circular recess with anchor and rope motif. Memorial to crew members of the S.T. ETRURIA killed in an enemy air attack.
Inscription
In / Honoured Memory / Of / (Names)/ MEMBERS OF THE CREW OF / S.T. ETRURIA OF GRIMSBY, WHO WERE / VICTIMS OF THE GERMAN AIR ATTACK / AGAINST DEFENCELESS FISHING VESSELS / ON 18TH DECEMBER 1939
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butt, George
Rowle, William
Whitcombe, James A
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, age
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height c915mm
    Materials: Granite - Peterhead
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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