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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Belgravia
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7 October 1987
    Attended by: Dr McLusky and Sandy Cairns of St Columbas and Tom Davidson-Kelly Chaplain of the Scots Guards
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8980
Current location

St Columbas Church
Pont Street
Belgravia
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW1X 0DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27657 79133
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • All Saints Cathedral
    Cairo
    Egypt
    Outside British Isles

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Grey tablet with regimental badge carved above inscription
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE/ OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE/ SECOND BATTALION SCOTS GUARDS/ WHO FELL FIGHTING FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ WITH THE/ EIGHTH FIRST AND FIFTH ARMIES/ IN EGYPT LIBYA TUNISIA AND ITALY/ THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED/ BY THOSE WHO SERVED WITH THEM/ 1941-1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30 mm, height 870 mm, width 1250 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (PRESBYTERIAN)
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Tablet seems to have bee dropped as there is a crack but is currently stable.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST COLUMBAS CHURCH
Reference
  • St Colombas Chur ch of Scotland (London) magazine September-October 1987, p 1

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