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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87497
Current location

Note- this is in the adjacent premises to the original
as the original location is now an Ibis Hotel
1
Scottish Life
St Andrew House
Thistle Street,
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH2 1DG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two Brass Plaques- 1 for each war in a wooden frame
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/THOSE MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE/SCOTTISH LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/COUNTRY IN THE WAR OF 1914-1919/[names]//[WW2 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitchison, Gordon M
Bates, Donald H
Brown, Richard
Dick, Alexander Y
Johnston, William S
Orr, Robert W
Phillips, John
Young, David G
Young, John J
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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