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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), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89252
Current location

Duke Street URC Church
108 Duke Street
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
EH6 8HL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 27142 75771
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Two rectangular brass plaques flanked one each side by a black arched metal plaque. The black plaques have inscription in white lettering whilst the brass plaques have an incised inscription bordered by a foliate design.
Inscription
Black plaque left: X in memory of X/ (Names) Top brass plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO WERE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH AND BROTHERHOOD/ AND GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ "Greater love hath no man than this,/ that a man lay down his life for his friends." Lower brass plaque: 1939 - 1945/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ (Names)/ "They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old,/ Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn/ At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them." Right black plaque: X In memory of X/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
?, John Henderson
Adams, Alfred
Alexander, Henry
Arnott, James
Atkinson, Thom
Auld, George
Auld, John
Baird, James
Baird, William
Barclay, Edward
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 136
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Unit, forename and surname
    Order of information: By unit and / or alphabetically by surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Unit, forename and surname
    Order of information: By unit
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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