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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89053
Current location

5
St Patrick's Church
South Gray's Close
Cowgate
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH1 1TQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 26123 73610
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Three Brass Plaques each in a wooden frame
Inscription
Plaque 1-+/ORATE PRO VIRIS CCCXI-HUIC/ECCLESIAE ADDICTIS QUI SAEVO/GRASANTE BELLO MCMXIV-MCMXIX/FORTITER DIMINCANTES OCCUBLERLINT/[names in 2 columns]/ [Translation- Please pray for the 311 men who from this parish gave their lives in the great war 1914-1919] Plaques 2 and 3- +/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Andrews, Edward
Armstrong, W M
Bain, John
Bain, Sinclair
Baird, Alex.
Baird, David
Barcay, James
Barclay, John
Barrett, Frank
See details for all 313 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 311
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 311
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment/service
    Order of information: navy first by surname THEN army by regmiment THEN surname with unknown regiment by surname at the end of plaque 3
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    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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