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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glasgow
Town
Anniesland
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76733
Current location

637
The High School of Glasgow
Crow Road
Anniesland
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G13 1PL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 54526 68447
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
On the right is a marble monument with rounded head and pillars on each side with the school coat of arms at top centre, and an inlaid marble dedication plaque. On the left is an identically shaped memorial which has a central brass plaque with the names in 4 columns
Inscription
The Memorial on the right is inscribed as follows: Central Tablet-TO THE OLD BOYS/OF THE HIGH SCHOOL/OF GLASGOW WHO/IN THE GREAT WAR/LAID DOWN THEIR/LIVES IN THE SERVICE/OF THEIR COUNTRY/ALSO/TO THOSE WHO/LAID DOWN THEIR/LIVES IN THE WAR/1939 – 1945 Base of Memorial-MARNE LOOS JUTLAND AFRICA PALESTINE/IN AETERNAM MEMORIAM The Memorial on the left is inscribed as follows: At the top-1914 – 1919 Base of Memorial-SOMME YPRES ZEEBRUGES SALONIKA GALLIPOLI/IN AETERNAM MEMORIAM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addie, Robert Leatham
Agnew, James Watson
Aitken, James
Aitken, James
Aiton, Alexander H B L
Alexander, Jack M
Alexander, John Taylor
Alston, James
Alston, John
Anderson, David
See details for all 484 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 484
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 484
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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