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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 June 1921
    Attended by: General Sir Ian Hamilton GCB GCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80076
Current location

Glasgow Academy
Colebrook Street
Glasgow
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G12 8HE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 57487 67087
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Dome headed wooden board which has pilasters at either side, and the names in 6 columns- 2 columns on each of 3 panels. The names include Donald MacKintosh VC and Lieutenant Colonel William Herbert Anderson VC.
Inscription
In the Domed Head-1914 1919 Across the full width of the top-SAY NOT THAT THE BRAVE DIE Below the central of the 2 panels-THESE FORMER MEMBERS OF THIS SCHOOL/LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ENDURED HARDSHIP FACED DANGER AND/FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF/MAN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF/SACRIFICE, GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT/OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. LET THOSE/WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR/NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, William Fairlie
Alexander, William Mercer
Allan, Ramsay
Anderson, Alexander Ronald
Anderson, Andrew Douglas Mcarthur
Anderson, James K
Anderson, William Herbert
Arthur, W Ronald
Baird-smith, J G
Ballingal, John Rennie
See details for all 313 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 322
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 322
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £15,000 for the whole Memorial Scheme

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=330&mforum=warmemscot
  • The WW1 Roll of Honour was reprinted by the Naval & Miltary Press Ltd in 2006. It has 1469 entries which include the 323 casualties. GLASGOW ACADEMY ROLL OF HONOUR. Former Members of the School Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 Hardcover: 196 pages Publisher: Naval & Military Press Ltd (20 Jun 2006) ISBN-10: 1847342213
  • Glasgow Herald 16 June 1921

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