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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Inverclyde
Town
Greenock
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
90486

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Current location

Previously known as Ardgowan Kirk and Trinity Kirk
31
Lyle Kirk
Union Street
Greenock
Inverclyde
Strathclyde
PA16 8DD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 27032 76991
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Wooden Board with all lettering in relief- unknown if for this church or elsewhere
Inscription
1914-1919/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL/MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS CHURCH WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Auld, George L
Bell, George
Bonnar, Samuel
Bryce, James R
Buchanan, Andrew M
Freeman, Ernest
Gilchrist, Elizabeth T
Graham, Archibald
Greenwood, Samuel
Johnston, Alexander
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • One of those commemorated is ELIZABETH T. GILCHRIST M.D. who is not on CWGC or the Scottish National War Memorial. The British Medical Journal (16 September 1893) has a note of her being appointed Resident Medical Officer in Grove Street Hospital for Women and Children in Edinburgh. Miss Gilchrist, Elizabeth T. LRCP&S Edinburgh. LFPS Glasgow. A bit more on this lady at smsec.rcpe.ac.uk/registration-form/gilchrist-elizabeth-taylor note the MD qualification from Belgium. She died of pneumonia at home in Finnart Street on 25 October 1919. She appears in PO Directories for Greenock in 1904-1907 at 22 Finnart Street as Physician and Surgeon

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