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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8800
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NT2573173576
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A marbled style frame with the Regimental insignia across the top , the names of the fallen down the two sides and the dedication across the base. At centre is a South African scene with the Regiment, in Bronze
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE ROYAL SCOTS/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN SOUTH AFRIVA DURING THE BOER WAR 1899 1900 1901 1902/ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 88
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 88
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank (but not alpabetically within each rank)
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Giles Cathedral
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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