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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
89044
Current location

1b
Greenside Parish Church
Royal Terrace
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH7 5AB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • St James' Church
    McDonald Road
    Edinburgh
    City Of Edinburgh
    Lothian
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Eight stained Glass windows, destroyed when the church closed, but images of them survive in a locked cabinet at Greenside Church. There is an adjacent brass history plaque on wooden backboard
Inscription
Plaque-PHOTO-PRINTS OF WAR MEMORIAL WINDOWS/INSTALLED IN ST. JAMES CHURCH,/MCDONALD ROAD, EDINBURGH/PRIOR TO THE UNION WITH/GUTHRIE MEMORIAL CHURCH/AND THE CONSEQUENT UNION OF/HOPETOUN CHURCH WITH GREENSIDE CHURCH/JAN.1974 [Below the figure in each window is detailed text, which cannot be read from the images] Base of window 1-TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/[4 names Alston to Bruce] Base of window 2-IN MEMORY OF THOSE/[4 names Dickson to Guy] Base of window 3-WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/[4 names Heriot to Mackie] Base of window 4-WAR 1914-1919/[4 names Mason to Adam McIntosh] Base of window 5-TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/[5 names John McIntosh to Neillings] Base of window 6-IN MEMORY OF THOSE/[5 names Reid to Smith] Base of window 7-WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/[5 names Sommerville to Valentine] Base of window 8-WAR 1914-1919/[5 names Walker to Yule]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alston, Thomas
Blyth, William
Braidwood, John
Bruce, Angus
Dickson, George
Easton, George
Guthrie, Arcgibald
Guy, John C
Heriot, James
Hutchison, John
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surnane, forenames, rank. regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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