2013

NT7375 : Coastal East Lothian : Memorial At Chapel Point, Skateraw Harbour

taken 11 years ago, near to Skateraw, East Lothian, Scotland

Coastal East Lothian : Memorial At Chapel Point, Skateraw Harbour
Coastal East Lothian : Memorial At Chapel Point, Skateraw Harbour
This memorial has 3 plaques attached explaining its significance.

On the seaward side is a memorial stone naming six young men who died in the 1939-45 war. Below that is a explanatory plaque saying, in all capital letters:

"THIS MEMORIAL TO THE BOYS OF ST. GILES' - LATER CANONGATE - BOYS' CLUB EDINBURGH WAS RE-ERECTED HERE IN 1980 AND DEDICATED BY THE VERY REVEREND DR. RONALD SELBY WRIGHT CVO, THE FORMER WARDEN 1927-1978."

On the landward side, seen here, is a plaque saying :

"ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE VERY REVEREND RWVS WRIGHT CVO TD DD BY THE MEMBERS OF THE CANONGATE BOYS' CLUB WHO SPENT THEIR FORMATIVE YEARS AT CAMP WITH HIM ON THESE SHORES 1945-1972. GOODNIGHT SIR SEE YOU IN THE MORNING"

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NT7375, 159 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Richard West   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 June, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7387 7575 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.4416N 2:25.2151W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7387 7575
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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