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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Regimental Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69821
Current location

Glasgow Cathedral
Cathedral Square
Glasgow
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G4 0QZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 60220 65568
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular black plaque with nowy head. Plaque has a decorative border, with banners featuring the names of the regiments engagements. Text is carved, surrounded by decorations including the regimental insignia and floral decorations. All detail on the plaque is in gold. Plaque references an accompanying roll of honour, displayed beneath the plaque.
Inscription
SCOTTISH/ THE CAMERONIANS/ RIFLES/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF 7074 OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS/ NON-COM OFFICERS/ AND MEN/ OF ALL BATTALIONS/ WHO TO UPHOLD LIBERTY/ AND JUSTICE IN THE WORLD/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THE CASE PLACED BELOW/ THIS TABLET CONTAINS THE/ ROLL OF HONOUR IN WHICH/ THE NAMES OF ALL THE FALLEN/ ARE CAREFULLY PRESERVED/ "Be thou faithful unto death/ & I will give thee a crown of life."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7074
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7074
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Unknown
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 7074
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7074
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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