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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Tain
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
77364

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Current location

St Duthus' Collegiate Church
High Street
Tain
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV19 1DY
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 78015 82187
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass plaque on the wall of the old St. Duthus' Collegiate Church, Tain. (The Scottish Women's Hospitals treated Serbian soldiers). See also our reference 79951-gravestone commemoration at Dingwall
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN UNDYING MEMORY OF / DR ELIZABETH NESS MACBEAN ROSS / WHO VOLUNTARILY GAVE HER LIFE / DURING THE EUROPEAN WAR / TO HELP THE TYPHUS STRICKEN / SERBIAN SOLDIERS, AND DIED IN THE MILITARY HOSPITAL, KRAGUJEVATZ, / SERBIA, 14TH FEBRUARY 1915. THIS TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED AND / HOSPITAL BEDS ENDOWED IN SERVIA / BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION - IN / REMEMBRANCE OF THE NOBLE LIFE / AND SACRIFICE OF ONE WHOSE HOME / WAS FOR MANY YEARS IN TAIN. "greater love hath no man than this."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ross, Elizabeth Ness Macbean
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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