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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Arrochar
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Herbert Tyson Smith, Proffessor Lionel B Budden, M.A. A.R.I.B.A.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5967
Current location

Parish Church
Arrochar
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
G83 7AU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 29649 04122
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A Purbeck marble memorial tablet including a badge of Cameron highlanders above the commemoration.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ FRANCIS JOHN MACGUNN/ BA BLITT OXON/ LECTURER IN HISTORY/ IN THE UNIVERSITY OF/ GLASGOW CAPTAIN 6TH/ BATTN THE QUEEN'S OWN/ CAMERON HIGHLANDERS/ WHO FELL IN THE BATTLE/ OF LOOS SEPTEMBER THE/ 26TH 1915 AGED 27 YEARS/ I WILL LIFT UP MINE EYES/ VNTO THE HILLS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macgunn, Francis John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, age of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 643mm, width 335mm
    Materials: Marble - Purbeck
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Architectural Review, July-Dec 191, p. 51

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