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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
72622
Current location

In external garden
access by appointment
11
Mail Centre
Cultins Road
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH11 4YY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 18541 70786
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze Plaque in a stone frame, on a brick wall
Inscription
In memory of the 224 members of the staff of/the Edinburgh post office who lost their lives/in the Great War 1914-1918/[names]/. And of the 45 members who gave their lives/in the War of 1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, H A
Allan, D
Allison, J F
Anderson, J
Anderson, J L
Armstrong, T
Bain, R H
Balgarnie, W
Ball, F W E
Barclay, P
See details for all 267 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 223
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 223
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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