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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880), Boer War; First (1880-1881)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8767

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Current location

Centre of Cathedral
middle
St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

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

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Description
Wall mounted brass plaque surround by two frames. The first frame is of gold with lists of names of the fallen. The second is of pink colour and includes the dedication. The plaque itself features two female representations standing over a wounded soldier lying on the ground.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS/ NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 92ND GORDON HIGHLANDERS/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN AFGHANISTAN AND SOUTH AFRICA./ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; First (1880-1881)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass, Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Giles' Cathedral

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