Edinburgh City Police: 'B' Division WW1

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Reference WMO/272483


Gayfield Square Police Station

2 Gayfield Square




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Rectangular oak-framed brass plaque, with an engraved border of thistles and the Edinburgh City Police crest etched at the top left corner, In the Muster Room. The names are in continuous lines across the plaque not in columns. The epitaph is in an etched box at bottom centre of the plaque. Unveiled by the Lord Provost Sir J Lorne MacLeod and Dedicated by Revd Mr MacLean Watt on 8 June 1919
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To the Honoured Memory/of the Members of "B" Div-/ision Edinburgh City Police,/who died for their Country./1914 1918/(names)/Erected by their Comrades and/Special Constables in the Division.

John Braidwood, George Burchill, John Prain Clark, Thomas Graham, David Henderson, John Kennedy, David MacGregor, Joihn Angus Grant MacKay, Roderick MacKay, Duncan Reid, John Reid, George Salmond, Alexander Shaw, Henry Burness Stephen, Andrew Tofts, George Fairfoul Valentine, William Weir

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