Lerwick Church of Scotland WW1

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Reference WMO/273015


St Columba's Church

Greenfield Place/Knab Road (A969) junction

Lerwick, Shetland



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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
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: 2 oak-framed brass plaques with depictions of the burning bush and the dove of peace. Each tablet has a blue lined border, with a red cross at top centre, surmounted by a crown
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1914 – 1919 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN / FROM THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN / THE GREAT WAR/[66 names]. Unveiled by Mrs J Williamson of Hangclif Lane & Mrs Sinclair of Burgess Street (Mrs Williamson had lost her husband & Mrs Sinclair had lost two sons in the war), and Dedicated 13 May 1923 by Dr Smith, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

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