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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
86557
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
Brass Plaque on a red marble backboard
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF/SECOND/LIEUTENANT/ALLAN J EDMISTON/BORN 24TH MAY 1898 DIED 16TH AUGUST 1918/A BRAVE UNSELFISH AND DEVOTED SOLDIER, HE WAS LOVED AND HONOURED BY ALL/THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF HIS COMPANY/DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Edmiston, Allan J
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of birth, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=5927&mforum=warmemscot

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