Erskine Church WW2 and Palestine

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Reference WMO/273428

Address:

St Andrew's Greenknowe Erskine Parish Church

Bank Street

Annan

DG12 6AA

Scotland

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Palestine (1900-1999)
About the memorial: Rectangular brass plaque mounted on a wooden backboard with incised inscription in black lettering Double line border with squares at each corner with flower design within the square, moved from Erskine Church when it closed in 1974. PTE. ARCHIBALD W. H. SCHOOLAR, K.O.S.B.-Archibald William Schoolar – age 20 – Private (14157419) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Archibald was killed on the Jerusalem/Haifa Road during a terrorist attack. Born 1928 in Annan. Son of James and Jane (Kerr) Schooler of 10 Thorburn Crescent, Annan. Killed on Active Service on 11 March 1948 and buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. Also named on the Annan War Memorial and on the Armed Forces Memorial in Staffordshire.
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1939 1945/ ALSO IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ (names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

SURG LT W GRAHAM CUTHBERTSON RNVR, PTE S A JOHNSTONE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS, PTE ARCHIBALD W H SCHOOLAR KOSB, SERG PILOT LARRY TAYLOR RAF

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