1st Battalion Royal Scots in Burma


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Reference WMO/280334

Address:

Lauriston Castle

Cramond Road South

Davidson's Mains, Silverknowes

EH4 5HD

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
Materials:
  • Flora and Fauna Flora and Fauna (any)
  • Flora and Fauna Tree(s)
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Trees planted along the driveway to Lauriston Castle, with a garden area to all members of the Battalion (which has a diamond shaped dedication plaque), also a Second garden area specifically to the Carrier Platoon of the Battalion with a bronze dedication plaque set into a stone plinth
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Plaque 1-1999/THIS GARDEN/WAS OPENED BY/LT COL A M WARRACK/TO COMMEMORATE/THE ROYAL SCOTS/WHO FOUGHT AND/DIED IN ASSAM AND BURMA/1ST BN THE ROYAL SCOTS/WORLD WAR II/1939-1945/ARAKAN KOHIMA MANDALAY/WHEN YOU GO HOME/TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/FOR YOUR TOMORROW/WE GAVE OUR TODAY Plaque 2-IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN OF THE BREN GUN CARRIER PLATOON/1ST BN THE ROYAL SCOTS WHO WERE KILLED OR DIED IN/THE BURMA CAMPAIGN1943-1945 FOURTEEN TREES WERE PLANTED/IN THESE GROUNDS BY THEIR COMRADES ON THE [unreadable from image]/[14 names in 2 columns]

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