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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glasgow
Town
Rutherglen
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86555
Current location

Old Parish Church
Queen Street
Rutherglen
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G73 1JP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 61304 61707
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
White Marble Tablet in white marble frame on grey marble backboard, with black incised lettering
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / WALTER BRUCE GRAY-BUCHANAN /Capt. & Adjt. 2nd Batt. The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) /Killed in Action at Neuve Chapelle /10th March 1915, in his 30th year /And his Brother /CECIL GORDON GRAY-BUCHANAN /2nd Light Horse Australian Imperial Force /Killed in Action at the Dardanelles/14th May 1915, in his 29th year.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gray-buchanan, Cecil Gordon
Gray-buchanan, Walter Bruce
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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