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Monuments: Royal Scots War Memorial

By City of Edinburgh Council

By City of Edinburgh Council

Information
This landscaped monument consists of stone monoliths with depictions of regimental uniforms through the ages. The main stone is incised with the battles from Tangier in 1680 to Burma in 1943-47, with a bronze George Medal and St. Andrews Cross. The fence has roundels depicting the monarchs from Charles I to George VI, others have a thistle and the motto "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit" - 'Nobody provokes me with impunity', or ‘Wha daur meddle wi’ me’.
Location
Princes Street Gardens