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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Leith
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88914
Current location

18
St Paul's Church
Pilrig Street
Leith
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH6 5AH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • Building is now (2019) the Freedom Centre
    9
    St Paul's Church
    Lorne Street
    Edinburgh
    City Of Edinburgh
    Lothian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NT 26814 75418
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Rectangular white marble tablet on black marble nowy headed backboard in glazed wooden frame. It is not clear if this is the actual tablet, or just a photograph of it
Inscription
In a wreath on the backboard- PRO/PATRIA Plaque- TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAT/1914-1918/[names in 5 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, John S
Aitken, Robert A S
Aitkenhead, James
Anderson, James
Anderson, W H
Andrew, Robert
Barrett, William
Beach, Thomas
Bell, John
Bell, William
See details for all 118 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 118
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 118
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
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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