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Primrose Memorial, St Giles, Edinburgh

 
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 1:26 am    Post subject: Primrose Memorial, St Giles, Edinburgh Reply with quote

Capt The Rt Hon Neil J.A. Primrose M.P. M.C. Memorial
Location: St Giles High Kirk, High Street
OS Ref:NT 257 735

Another fuzzy photo of a grand memorial in St Giles.



He is not listed on the Dalmeny War Memorial.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I might be going blind, but I cannot find this on UKNIWM - anyone confirm or rebut this please? Shocked

a clearer shot I think

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looking at his CWGC details I can now see why the memorial is so grand

Name: PRIMROSE, NEIL JAMES ARCHIBALD
Initials: N J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain (The Rt. Hon.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars
Unit Text: 1st/1st
Age: 34
Date of Death: 15/11/1917
Awards: MC
Additional information: Second son of 5th Earl of Rosebery (the former Prime Minister) and Countess of Rosebery; husband of Lady Victoria Primrose (now Lady Victoria Bullock), of Swynford Paddocks, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket. Privy Councillor and Member of Parliament for Wisbech Division, Cambs. since 1910.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 49.
Cemetery: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

He is not listed on the SNWM database
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PostPosted: Thu May 06, 2010 9:05 am    Post subject: Re: Primrose Memorial, St Giles, Edinburgh Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
He is not listed on the Dalmeny War Memorial


He is listed on the Temple War Memorial in Midlothian

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=4408

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