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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Aberdeen
Town
Aberdeen
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1957
    Attended by:
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
87377

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Previous locations
  • In the Muster Room
    Aberdeen City Police HQ
    Lodge Walk
    Aberdeen
    City Of Aberdeen
    Grampian
    AB10 1ZA
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NJ 94402 06379
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular polished granite tablet, with the Aberdeen City crest top centre flanked by the dates 1939 1945, beneath which was the engraved inscription. (After this memorial was destroyed c1973, it was replaced by a bronze plaque- see WMR 74472)
Inscription
1939 1945/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS/ OF THIS FORCE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/ (6 NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Barron, Alexander
Henderson, George Simpson
Langlands, David Robertson
Mcleod, Ronald
Reid, William
Saunders, James
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Military unit, rank, forenames, surname
    Order of information: Grouped by military unit, then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c800mm, width c900mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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