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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
8813
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NT 25727 73591
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Plain white marble rectanglar tablet set within a mottled brown marble frame. Coloured regimental crest at the top centre of the tablet. Latin cross in relief on a gold background at the bottom centre of the tablet. Black Roman Lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS/ NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND MEN/ OF THE/ NINTH BATTALION/ (HIGHLANDERS)/ THE ROYAL SCOTS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ I WILL GIVE THEM AN EVERLASTING NAME
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
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1000 mm, width 500 mm
    Materials: Marble - Brown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Costs

Comments: Memorial sponsored by Royal Scots donation

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St. Giles Cathedral

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