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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hamilton
Town
Hamilton
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86465
Current location

above the hall entrance door
Hamilton Grammar School
Auchincampbell Road
Hamilton
Hamilton
Strathclyde
ML3 6PE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 71694 55338
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
3 Bronze Plaques- 1 Dedication and 2 names, each of the names plaques is set into its own marble frame
Inscription
Dedication Plaque-SOLA NOBILITAT VIRTUS/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE /OF THE MASTERS AND THE FORMER PUPILS OF HAMILTON ACADEMY /WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR /O FORTUNATA MORS QUAE NATURAE DEBITA /PRO PATRIA EST POTISSIMUM REDDITA Names Plaque 1- MASTERS/[names in 2 columns]/FORMER PUPILS/[names in two columns A to Lightbody + James Turner + R McD Walker] Names Plaque 2-[remainder of the former pupils]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Wm.
Baird, Wm. A
Barr, Wm.
Blackwood, J
Blair, Wm.
Boyd, Wm.
Campbell, Alexander
Cassels, Ronald
Cheyne, Chas.
Clark, Alan L
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank (only for officers), regiment, decorations, additional
    Order of information: additional THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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