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Edinburgh, St Andrews House.

 
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mhomac



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:01 pm    Post subject: Edinburgh, St Andrews House. Reply with quote

This WW2 memorial is situated behind the reception desk in St. Andrews House.
Thanks to Mr. Andy Omand for permission to photograph this and the other memorials within the building.



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some of the names from the memorial.

AITCHISON, JAMES DOBIE
Rank: Pilot Officer
Trade: Nav.
Service No: 134337
Date of Death: 30/04/1943
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve150 Sqdn.
Awards: D F C
Grave Reference: Joint grave 12. H. 27.
Cemetery: EL ALIA CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John Wight Aitchison and of Jessie Walker Aitchison (nee Chivas).
Husband of Isabella Lilian Aitchison (nee Morgan), of Edinburgh.

DIEMER, ARTHUR COLIN
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Trade: Pilot
Service No: 131121
Date of Death: 11/03/1945
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve156 Sqdn.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Grave Reference: Panel 3.
Cemetery: NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (WEST ROAD) CREMATORIUM
Additional Information:
Son of Frederick Charles and Florence Jessie Diemer.
Husband of B. Joyce Diemer, of Acocks Green, Birmingham.

SCURR, WILLIAM HENRY
Rank: Lieutenant
Service No: EC/13539
Date of Death: 28/04/1945
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles 1st Bn.
Grave Reference: 3. B. 7.
Cemetery: RANGOON WAR CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William Henry and Frances Elizabeth Scurr, of Edinburgh.

VASS, ANDREW JAMES McK.
Rank: Private
Service No: T/80356
Date of Death: 19/06/1940
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps 525 Ammunition Coy
Grave Reference: C, 21.
Cemetery: ST. VALERY-EN-CAUX FRANCO-BRITISH CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It has been suggested that I post this link which will give details of the names from all the memorials within St Andrews House.

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=7783

It is a very interesting book.

Morag
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