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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Perth
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82257
Current location

St Matthew's Church
Tay Street
Perth
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH1 5LQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 12057 23569
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass Plaque in wooden frame. Note that St Matthew's Church was formerly known as the West Church (originally The West Free Church and, by WW1, the West United Free Church) thus this memorial is believed to belong to this Church, as opposed to the western part of what is now St John's Kirk.
Inscription
TO THE MEN AND WOMEN CONNECTED WITH THIS/CONGREGATION WHO SERVED IN THE WAR OF A D/1914 1919 THE FOLLOWING LAID DOWN THEIR/LIVES FOR COUNTRY AND FREEDOM AND IN/THEIR HONOUR THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, James
Armstrong, William
Campbell, Thomas Y
Clark, Robert M
Davidson, James M
Gillon, John
Gow, Duncan
Gyle, Ernest W
Higgins, Andrew K
Hunter, James M
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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