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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Falkirk
Town
Slamannan
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86215
Current location

Main Street/High Street junction
Slamannan
Falkirk
Central
FK1 7EX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 85593 73101
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Clock Tower on a stone pedestal, on which is the dedication tablet
Inscription
Erected by the Tennantry and Inhabitants of Slamannan and neighbourhood /In memory of the Patriotic Devotion of/George Ralston Peddie Waddell /Only son of Mr. & Mrs. Peddie Waddell of Balquhatstone /Who volunteered for active service in South Africa /With the Lothians & Berwickshire Imperial Yeomanry /And after the hardships of a year's campaign /Died at Germiston, Transvaal on 8th February 1901 aged 26 years //Amiable, generous, esteemed by all, he freely gave his services and life /In the cause of the country that he loved.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Waddell, George Ralston Peddie
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment, relationships, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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