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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Granton
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88820
Current location

in the grounds
55
Granton Parish Church
Boswell Parkway
Granton
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH5 2DA
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • The old Quoad Sacra Granton Parish Church
    foot of Granton Road
    Granton
    City Of Edinburgh
    Lothian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Tapering Obelisk with a sword carved in relief on the front face, on a tall tapering pedestal (which bears the names on the front face) and a two stage base.
Inscription
On the Pedestal-IN/MEMORY OF/THE MEN BELONGING TO/GRANTON PARISH/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/[names in 2 columns] On the Top Base- "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, J L
Baillie, John
Bell, John
Blyth, David
Boswell, James
Brown, Robt. C
Cloag, Alex. M
Cloag, Joseph
Dewar, George
Douglas, Hector
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=889&mforum=warmemscot
  • Transcription of the names: ALEXANDER , J.L. , Royal Scots BAILLIE , John , Lothian and Border Horse BELL , John , London Scottish BLYTH , David , Seaforth Highlanders BOSWELL , James , Royal Scots BROWN , Robert G , King's Own Scottish Borderers DEWAR , George , Scottish Rifles DOUGLAS , Hector , Canadian Scottish FITZSIMMONS , William , Royal Engineers FOLEY , John , Royal Naval Division GLOAG , Joseph , Army Service Corps GLOAG , Alexander , King's Own Scottish Borderers GORDON , Finlay , Royal Scots HEMPSEED , James , King's Own Scottish Borderers HEMPSEED , David , Royal Garrison Artillery HEMPSEED , Colin , Scots Guards HOGG , James , Scots Guards HUGHSON , William , Royal Naval Reserve IRVINE , John , Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers JEFFREY , Ernest , Royal Scots KAY , Telford , Royal Scots LOGAN , John , Highland Light Infantry McDONALD , William , Royal Scots McGILLIVRAY , Hector W , Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders McINTOSH , Roderick M , Royal Scots McLACHLAN , William , Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) McLACHLAN , Duncan , Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders MacLEOD , William , Army Service Corps MAULE , Robert , Royal Scots MERRYLEES , James , Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) MORRISON , Robert , Machine Gun Corps PATTERSON , Alexander , Royal Scots REEDIE , David , Royal Scots ROBERSTON , David , Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders ROSS , John , Scots Guards RUSSELL , George , Highland Light Infantry RUSSELL , John , Royal Scots SANDISON , Burnett , Royal Scots SMART , David , Royal Scots SMITH , David P , Highland Light Infantry STABLES , James , Royal Naval Reserve THOMSON , Thomas , Royal Air Force TROTTER , Alexander A , Scots Guards VEITCH , Edward , Gordon Highlanders VEITCH , Robert , Royal Field Artillery WALKER , John , Royal Naval Reserve WALKER , Norman , Royal Scots YOUNG , Thomas , Royal Scots

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