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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)
Ceremony
  • Placed
    Date: 2007
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74471

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Current location

Public Office area
Police Scotland North East Divisional Headquartes
Queen Street
Aberdeen
City Of Aberdeen
Grampian
AB10 1ZA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NJ 94379 06428
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular bronze plaque (portrait), with raised inscription and lettering. (The plaque was made to replace the original granite memorial tablet, which was destroyed when the former Lodge Walk HQ was demolished c1973 - see WMR 69240).
Inscription
1914-1919/ERECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF/THE ABERDEEN CITY POLICE/IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES/WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE GREAT WAR/(names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bremner, Alex.
Coutts, Robert
Cruickshank, James
Douglas, Gordon
Duncan, George
Gerrard, George
Grieve, David
Mcintosh, James
Mortimer, Arthur
Ogg, Thomas
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, decorations (where relevant), Regiment
    Order of information: Grouped by Regiment, then in no obvious order
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Police Scotland
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3861&mforum=warmemscot
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal 15/7/1920 (page 3) reported the unveiling of the original Aberdeen City Police Memorial, which was made from polished granite and was erected in the Muster Room of what was then the Force HQ in Lodge Walk - see War Memorials Register record WMR 69240. (After the granite tablet was lost when the Lodge Walk building was demolished c1973, the bronze tablet was created in 2007 as a replacement).

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