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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Davidsons's Mains, Silverknowes
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1999
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel A M Warrack
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88766

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Current location

Lauriston Castle
Cramond Road South
Davidsons's Mains
Silverknowes
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH4 5QD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Trees planted along the driveway to Lauriston Castle, with a garden area to all members of the Battalion (which has a diamond shaped dedication plaque), also a Second garden area specifically to the Carrier Platoon of the Battalion with a bronze dedication plaque set into a stone plinth
Inscription
Plaque 1-1999/THIS GARDEN/WAS OPENED BY/LT COL A M WARRACK/TO COMMEMORATE/THE ROYAL SCOTS/WHO FOUGHT AND/DIED IN ASSAM AND BURMA/1ST BN THE ROYAL SCOTS/WORLD WAR II/1939-1945/ARAKAN KOHIMA MANDALAY/WHEN YOU GO HOME/TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/FOR YOUR TOMORROW/WE GAVE OUR TODAY Plaque 2-IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN OF THE BREN GUN CARRIER PLATOON/1ST BN THE ROYAL SCOTS WHO WERE KILLED OR DIED IN/THE BURMA CAMPAIGN1943-1945 FOURTEEN TREES WERE PLANTED/IN THESE GROUNDS BY THEIR COMRADES ON THE [unreadable from image]/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, date of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Avenue
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plant Material
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stainless Steel
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plant Material
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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