City of Glasgow Police WW1 memorial

WM name reference IWM69892


Current Location:

East end of south wall of nave Glasgow Cathedral Cathedral Square Glasgow Glasgow Strathclyde G4 0QZ Scotland


Description:

Rectangular plaque with decorative engraved border depicting grape vines. Beneath the Glasgow Police crest top-centre are 8 columns of names, in repousse lettering. (An exact replica of the plaque, commissioned at the same time and installed on the same day in the Central Police Office in St Andrew Square, is now in the Glasgow Police Museum - see WMR 87218).


Campaign:

World War 1


Inscription:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THE/ GLASGOW POLICE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914-19/ (Names)/ GO TELL OUR CITY, LIVING WE GUARDED THEE, DEAD WE GUARD THEE STILL.
Scots Guardsmen 1) 28 KIA on 25.1.1915 2) 3 KIA on 16.5.1915 3) 2 KIA on 18.5.1915 4) 2 KIA on 9.10.1917


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
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Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton


As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.