Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Renfrew
Town
Paisley
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
90300

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Current location

Paisley Abbey
Abbey Close
Paisley
Renfrew
Strathclyde
PA1 1JQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 48559 63954
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Stone Tablet with the engraved Union and Regimental flags from a central medallion of the royal feathers, and the dedication/names on a bronze plaque at the base
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/NON-COMMISSSIONED OFFICERS AND/MEN OF 4TH BN. ARGYLE & SUTHERLAND/HIGHLANDERS ROYAL RENFREW MILITIA/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE/SERVICE SOUTH AFRICA 1900-1901/THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY/OFFICERS PAST AND PRESENT NCO'S/AND MEN 4TH BN. A AND S HDRS/[names in 3 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barbour, T
Bell, J
Campbell, D
Campbell, H
Connolly, J
Cowan, J
Faulds, W
Forrest, J
Hoggarth, J
Kennedy, R
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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