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EDINBURGH, Scottish Life Assurance Company, plaque (WW1/2)

 
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:15 pm    Post subject: EDINBURGH, Scottish Life Assurance Company, plaque (WW1/2) Reply with quote

Scottish Life Assurance Company
Location: North west corner of St Andrew Square
OS Ref:NT 254 741

A very nice little memorial inside the vestibule of the Scottish Life Building.







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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YOUNG, DAVID GOLDIE
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 10th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 57 to 59.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: An Actuary
Son of William and Anderetta Young, of 74, Falcon Avenue, Edinburgh.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


JOHNSTON, W S

Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: 23/03/1918
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. A. 32.
Cemetery: ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information:
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AITCHISON, GORDON M ( Maclaren)
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No: 350260
Date of Death: 30/03/1918
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 9th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 13 and 14.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Place of birth…Edinburgh
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ORR, R W (Robert Watson)
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 18th Bn.
Grave Reference: IX. D. 14.
Cemetery: DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS
Additional Information:
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BROWN, RICHARD
Rank: Pioneer
Service No: 129097
Date of Death: 26/06/1916
Age: 18
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 1st Bn. Special Bde
Grave Reference: B. 16
Cemetery: BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Walter Skilton Brown and Amy Brown, of 12, Tabor Grove, Wimbledon, London.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DICK, ALEXANDER YOUNG
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 01/10/1916
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 13th Bn. attd. 15th Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. A. 59.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PHILLIPS, JOHN
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 20/07/1916
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 4 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information
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BATES, DONALD HORACE (DON)
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Nav.
Service No: 1584510
Date of Death: 16/09/1944
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave Reference: Sec. T. Grave 13.
Cemetery: STOURBRIDGE CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Victor Henry and Mary Ann Bates, of Great Barr, Birmingham.
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YOUNG, JOHN JEFFREY
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service No: 1509918
Date of Death: 07/11/1944
Age: 23
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Panel Reference: Panel 242.
Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of James Candlish Young and of Sarah Johnstone Young (nee Jeffrey), of Blackhall, Edinburgh.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This article gives much more information about the men listed on the War Memorial.

http://www.edinburghs-war.ed.ac.uk/system/files/PDF_scottish_life_history_ROH.pdf
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This building is now an Ibis hotel so presumably the memorial has been relocated.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's now in the building next door, which I believe is still owned by the current insurance company which handles Scottish Life accounts.
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