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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR ROBERT LORIMER (Designer)
MR PILKINGTON JACKSON (Wood Carver)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88814
Current location

St Mary's Cathedral
Palmerston Place
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH12 5AW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 24158 73530
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Wooden Reredos with the dedication at centre and two columns of names. The memorial includes a rood cross, which shows Christ Crucified against a background of Flanders poppies
Inscription
[names]/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS/CATHEDRAL CHURCH AND ITS MISSIONS WHOP GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/THIS SANCTUARY AND THE ROOD CROSS ARE DEDICATED/[names]//MCMXXXIX/[names]/MCMXLV/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
?, Thos.
Airmet, Thos.
Allan, George
Anderson, Cyril C
Anderson, D
Anderson, D
Anderson, J M
Archibald, J H
Archibald, John
Archibald, W
See details for all 185 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 164
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 164
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Rood
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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