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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69603

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Current location

In the chapel
Cargilfield Prep School
Gamekeeper's Road
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH4 6HU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 18949 75948
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular board with three vertical panels. Panels form the shape of half a hexagon, with the middle panel sitting flush against the wall and the other two panels jutting outwards. A wooden cross is mounted atop the central panel. Decorative carvings are featured throughout the board. Lettering carved in gold.
Inscription
1914 1918/ THE SONS OF CARGILFIELD WHOM THIS BUILDING/ COMMEMORATES WERE NUMBERED AMONG THOSE WHO AT THE CALL/ OF KING AND COUNTRY GAVE UP THEIR LIVES THAT YOU MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM/ SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN/ (Names)/ 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abel, John Duncan
Adams, Norman Vere Maxwell
Adams, Ord
Aird-smith, William
Allan, James Calderwood
Alston, Robert Charles Wallace
Anderson, Charles Hamilton
Anderson, Edward Kerr
Balfour-melville, James Elliot
Bannantyne, Douglas Alexander
See details for all 190 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 126
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 126
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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