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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8784
Current location

No.27 memorial in middle of High Church section on right hand side.
St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1RE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 25731 73576
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular upright light wooden plaque within darker wood housing. In centre at top is a carved Regimental Badge.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/5TH BATTALION/(SCOTTISH)/THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT/1942 - 1948.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Giles' Cathedral

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