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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dundee
Town
Dundee
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68947
Current location

McManus Museum Collections Unit
Barrack Street
Dundee
Dundee
Tayside
DD1 1PG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 40057 30376
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque set in wooden frame. Plaque features a decorative border with red lion embedded in crest at top centre. Decorations set at each corner inside the frame, include a cannon, trenched soldiers and images of ships. Lettering painted in black, except some leading letters which are in red
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE FORMER PUPILS OF/ DUNDEE ORPHAN INSTITUTE/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY LORD DEAN OF GUILD DICKIE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brodie, Thos. P
Brown, Duncan
Buchanan, George
Christie, Jas,
Mathers, Gilbert
Mckenzie, John
Philip, Thos.
Robertson, Jas.
Scott, John
Sharp, Chas.
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 710mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=7314&mforum=warmemscot

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