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Andrew David Geddes memorials


From family papers:


Gravestone erected by his widow in the Cemetery, Belfast, where he was buried

ANDREW DAVID GEDDES
Colonel
Commanding 83rd Regimental District, Belfast
and late in command of the 27th Inniskilling
Born 5th Dec. 1834
Died 23rd Dec. 1888
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord - Rev XIV 12

He is not dead but sleepeth
his breath alone in fled
The Lord his spirit keepth
O weep not for the dead.

His is not dead but sleepeth
A long long peaceful rest
his Saviour now he meeteth
in the mansions of the blest.


Inscription for the family tomb erected in the Canongate church yard

To be done by Stewart McGlashen & Son, Stoneworkers, Cannonmills Bridge, Edinburgh

ANDREW DAVID GEDDES
Colonel
Commanding Regimental District, Belfast
and late in command of the 27th Inniskilling
Younger son of ADAM GORDON GEDDES
Born 5th Dec. 1834
Died 23rd Dec. 1888

Children of the above

COSMO GORDON born 27th Nov 1878, died at Hong Kong 14th May 1881
CAROLINE GORDON born 14th Oct. 1875, died at Southsea 22nd Jan. 1893
MARION MARGARET born 30th Oct 1868, died at Southsea 2nd July 1894