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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: Rev. Principal McCulloch
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78623
Current location

In the Chalmers Hall
on the fourth floor
15
Edinburgh Theological Seminary (formerly known as the Free Church College)
North Bank Street
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 2LS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25520 73615
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque in wooden frame
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/TO THE MEMBERS OF THE/STUDENTS OF THE FREE./CHURCH OF SCOTLAND/WHO ANSWERED THEIR KING'S CALL AND GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names]/"THEY WERE A WALL UNTO/US BOTH BY NIGHT AND/DAY"++ (1 Samuel. XXV, 10)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gunn, John M
Macdonald, John
Maclean, Donald
Maclean, Norman
Macpherson, Leonard
Mciver, Jas. N
Montgomery, Finlay
Munro, John
Orr, Jas.b
Smith, John
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Images- www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/260436/
  • FREE CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL- Dundee Evening Telegraph - Thursday 21 October 1920- At the ceremony of unveiling a tablet which has been erected in the Free Church Offices, Edinburgh, in memory of divinity students who fell in the war the Rev. Principal M'Colloch presided. The large brass tablet bears tho names of eleven students of the Free Church College who gave their lives in the war. The Rev. John M'Leod O.B.E., Dornoch, presented the memorial to the Senatus, and Principal M'Culloch unveiled the tablet.
  • ets.ac.uk/

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