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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Dr Kelly FRSA (Designer)
J & A Ogilvie (Carpenter)
J M Aiken (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 Feb 1921
    Attended by: Very Rev Sir George Adam Smith, Principal of Aberdeen University
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 Nov 2009
    Attended by: Revd David Lynch, Railway Chaplain
  • Rededicated
    Date: 8 Nov 1981
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74419
Current location

This is on the south wall of the south passageway
not the Travel Centre Passageway
Passageway from Aberdeen Railway Station to Union Square Shopping Centre Atrium
Union Square
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB11 6LX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 94122 05865
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Grampian Transport Museum
    Alford
    Gordon
    Grampian
    AB33 8AE
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Two sites in the Travel Centre
    Aberdeen Railway Station
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • 25
    Area Managers Office
    Guild Street
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • 80
    Great North of Scotland Railway Company Head Office
    Guild Street
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Pedimented wooden board, with the coat of arms of the railway company at top centre. All lettering is in raised gold.
Inscription
IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS/COMPANY'S SERVICE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, John A M
Banks, Terence
Bothwell, Wm.
Brewster, William
Burgess, William
Calder, Alex
Calder, Patrick
Callum, C
Campbell, A B
Campbell, T P C
See details for all 93 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 93
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 93
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank THEN surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1950mm, width 1250mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Costs

Comments: 105 copies of photographs of the memorial were made (at a cost of £28/17/6), presumably for relatives of the fallen
Memorial: £283/3/6

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: To help dependants of the fallen
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Press & Journal 17 Jul 2008
  • Railway Gazette Feb 1921 page 303
  • www.gnsra.org,uk

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