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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88788
Current location

Canongate Kirk
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH8 8BR
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 26440 73816
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • 5
    North Canongate School
    New Street
    Edinburgh
    City Of Edinburgh
    Lothian
    EH8 8BH
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NT 26235 73772
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Highly decorated circular triptych, with the names on paper in the 2 doors and the two central panels.
Inscription
Above the Central Doors- LEST WE FORGET Left Hand Door- VALOUR/[names Captain Durward followed by Aitken to Carstairs] Left Hand Central Panel- SERVICE/[names Clark to Hume] Right Hand Central Panel- SACRIFICE/[names Inglis to Paterson] Right Hand Door-HONOUR/[names Park to Young]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, John
Allan, John
Attenburgh, Alexr.
Bald, William
Bamford, John
Barrie, Arthur
Barrie, James
Bell, Frederick
Biggar, Alexander
Bird, George
See details for all 116 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 116
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 116
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Paper
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=6435&sid=1e657955dd2cfe19996f39c873bc7100&mforum=warmemscot

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