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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
8827
Current location

to right of altar rail
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
Rectangular stone tablet with curved top. Two red lions one on either side at top. In centre top is badge or shield with crown on top and leaves either side. Incised lettering in black with certain capitals in red. Names listed with initials in Red.
Inscription
Erected by the Scottish sharp/Shooters and Friends in memory/of their Comrades who fell in/South Africa during 1900 - 1901/(Names).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrew, H
Bethune, A
Boyd, J A
Deas, J B
Greig, B
Kerr, J A
Liddiard, E J
Rhoades, T W
Russel, P B
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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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