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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Angus
Town
Arbroath
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Thomas Harold Hughes (Designer)
E H Lawton (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 October 1920
    Attended by: Dr A Wallace Williamson of St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81268
Current location

NOTE- Special permission is required to access this non public and unused area of the building; please use this report and its images
Angus Council-The former Old Kirk
Kirk Square
Arbroath
Angus
Tayside
DD11 1DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 64405 41048
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Gold Painted Panelling at the front of the organ with a Latin cross in a cartouche at centre, with "Their Name Liveth for Evermore" around the cross, and the rest of the dedication below the cartouche, to either side of it. This is flanked by 3 columns of names on either side. The WW2 addition is below, with the dates at centre, and 3 columns of names to either side. The memorial scheme includes the 1896 Brindley and Foster organ which was overhauled and rebuilt in 1922 by E H Lawton
Inscription
In the Cartouche-+/THEIR/NAME LIVETH FOR/EVERMORE Around the Cartouche-1914 1919/TO THE GLORY/OF GOD AND IN/EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE/OF THE MEN/BELONGING TO/THIS CONGREGATION WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR To either side- [names in a total of 6 columns, 3 per side] Bottom Panelling-1939 1945/[names in a total of 6 columns, 3 either side of the central date years]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Alexander
Batchelor, C G C
Beatts, Alex.
Beatts, Wm.
Black, Wm.
Boath, D R
Bowden, Jas.
Bowie, John
Brown, Melville
Butchart, Chas.
See details for all 93 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=4528&sid=e6484cdd7a3364f549d000c700e6d6b5&mforum=warmemscot
  • npor.org.uk/NPORView.html?RI=K01375
  • WW2 Names Transcription-WW2 C.G.C. Batchelor, Gdsm. 1st Coy. S.Gds. D.R. Boath, R.S.M. 5th Battn. B.W. A.B. Crawford, Gnr. R.H.A. M.M. Gilmour, 5th Battn. B.W. Andrew Nicol, Pte. Sea. Highrs. Stewart C. Rennie, Sgt. R.A. R.H. Ritchie, Pte. 2nd Battn. R. Scots. Wm. Ritchie, A.C.1. R.A.F. Hugh M. Robson, A.B. R.N. George Shepherd, A.B. R.N. N.G. Sievwright, D.F.C. (Distinguished Flying Cross) P/O R.A.F (V.R) Adam Smith, A.B. R.N. John L. Smith, Sgt. Obsr. R.A.F. (V.R.) WM. D. Smith, Pte. 1st Battn. B.W. Anthony Stewart, Sgt.Gnr. R.A.F. Edward S. Stewart, A.B. R.N.V.R. David Webster, Gnr. R.A Andrew Whitton, L/Cpl. R.Scots. George A.S. Wyllie, Driver. R.A.
  • WW1 Names Transcription- WW1 Alexander Adams, Gnr. R.G.A. Alex. Beatts, Pte. 1/R. Highrs WM. Beatts, Pte. 1/A.&S. Highrs. WM. Black, Pte. R. Sc. Fus. Jas. Bowden, Gnr. R.G.A. John Bowie, Sgt. R.F.A. Melville Brown, Pte. 7/R. Highrs Chas. Butchart, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Adam Cargill, Pte. R.F.A. Alex. Cargill, Gnr. R.F.A. John Cargill, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Jas.M. Cargill, Pte. Sea. Highrs M. Christison, Pte. Gord. Highrs Robt. Clark, Pte. K. O. Sco. Bord. G. Crammond, Sgt. M.M. (Military Medal) R.F.A. John Crowe, Pte. Sea. Highrs Thos. Cuthill, Pte. Hamps. R. E.G. Dalgarno, Pte. Gord. Highrs Jas. Davidson, D.C.M. (Distinguished Conduct Medal) 5/R. Highrs Richd. Doyle, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Robt. Findlay, L/Sgt. 5/R. Highrs Allan Gerrard, Pte. R. Scots C.C. Gowans, L/Cpl. 1/R. Highrs John Gray, Pte. Sea. Highrs Alfred Guild, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Jas. Hardie, A.B. R.N.D. Ed.W. Jones, Bmdr. R.F.A. D. Lamb, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Geo. Lowson, Pte. 7/R. Highrs Jas. Lundie, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Wm. McAndrew, Pte. Camn. Highrs T. MacFarlane, Pte. 2/R. Highrs Ben. McGregor, Pte. 7/Sea. Highrs Jas. Matthew, Pte. High.L.I. Geo. Middleton, Cpl. R. Scots Duncan Milne, Pte 5/R. Highrs D. McGregor, Pte. R.Sc.Fus D. Morrison, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Geo. Murray, Pte. 5/R. Highrs Geo. Oakley, Pte. T.M.B Bertie Parker, Drmr. 5/R. Highrs H. Pattullo, Dr. Royal Engineers WM. Rae, L/Sgt. 5/R. Highrs WM. Reid, Pte. 1/R. Highrs A. Rennie, Pte. S. Guards A. Rennie, Sgt. R.F.A. A.B. Richardson, 2/Lt. R.W. Kent. R Norman Robb, Pte. R.F.A. Frank Roberts, Pte. A. & S. Highrs Alex. Robertson, Pte. R.Sc.Fus Alf. Scott, Pte. A. & S. Highrs Jas. Scrimgeour, Pte 5/R. Highrs Jas. Skea, Bmdr. R.F.A. WM. Skea, Pte. 5/R. Highrs John G. Smith, Pte 1/R. Highrs John W. Smith 5/R. Highrs Ed. SMith, Pte. L'Pool. R. Jas. F. Spink, A.B. Mineweeper WM. Spink, Gnr. R.F.A. WM. Stewart, Pte. M.M. (Military Medal) R. Scots Thos. Stuart, Pte. R.F.A. WM. Stuart, L/Cpl. 1/R. Highrs D. Swankie, Pte. 5/R. Highrs P. Swankie, Cpl. Canadian Infantry D.J. Swinton, Cpl. Essex R And. Todd, Pte. 1/R. Highrs J.G. Traill, Gnr. R.F.A. John G. Watson, Pte. 7/R. Highrs J.W. Watt, L'Cpl. 5/R. Highrs W.G. Wishart, Gnr. R.F.A. Jas. Wood, Spr. Siberian Signal Coy J.R.E. Wood, Pte. A.& S. Highrs Ed. Yeaman, Pte. 1/R. Highrs

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