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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8760
Current location

Altar area
right hand side when facing altar
194
St Giles' Cathedral
High Street
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25728 73590
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Nowy headed bronze plaque with inscription in relief mounted onto a grey marble backboard. The badge of the Royal Engineers in relief is at the top centre of the plaque, and coloured triangular company flashes placed at the bottom corners of the plaque
Inscription
EGYPT FRANCE / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / HONOURED AND LOVING MEMORY / OF THE OFFICERS N.C.OS AND MEN OF THE / CITY OF EDINBURGH FIELD COMPANY ROYAL / ENGINEERS (TF) WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 1918 / ERECTED BY COMRADES AND RELATIVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 660 mm, width 400 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Giles' Cathedral

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