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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1923
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76625
Current location

In a purpose built Memorial Hall in the grounds
294
Merchiston Castle School
Colinton Road
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH13 0PT
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 21723 69511
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Merchiston Castle School
    Merchiston Castle
    Edinburgh
    City Of Edinburgh
    Lothian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Memorial Hall in the grounds of the school, with 6 wall mounted bronze plaques for WW1 and 2 wall mounted bronze plaques for WW2. The WW1 dedication is in two parts in gold lettering on wooden beams above each rank of 3 WW1 Plaques
Inscription
Dedication Beam (Left)-TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY Dedication Bean (Right)-OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR WW1 Plaque 1-[names] WW1 Plaque 2-[names]/MASTERS/[names] WW1 Plaques 3 & 4-[names] WW1 Plaque 5-[names]/PREPARATORY/[names] WW1 Plaque 6-[names] Each of 2 WW2 Plaques- 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Walter William
Adams, Herbert Frederick Wilfred
Addis, David Malcolm
Aikman, Wilfred Hudson
Alexander, Tom
Allan, James Grant
Anderson, Charles Ogilvy
Anderson, Herbert Norman Scott
Anderson, James
Anderson, John Duncan Allan
See details for all 251 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 173
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 173
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Gold
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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