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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: March 1944
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64474

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Previous locations
  • Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Royal Navy crest from HMS Scylla, mounted on a wooden shield backboard, with a small brass dedication plaque under the crest. Ships crest is round with a carved rope design border and surmounted by a crown. Central is a depiction of Scylla, the sea monster of Greek mythology.
Inscription
PRESENTED BY/ THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF THE ADMIRALTY/ TO THE/ CITY OF ABERDEEN/ TO COMMEMORATE THE ADOPTION OF/ HMS SCYLLA/ DURING WARSHIP WEEK 1942
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Aberdeen Daily Journal 11 Mar 1944

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