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Memorial details

Memorial type
Tower
District
North East Fife
Town
Leuchars
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
Mills and Shepherd of Dundee (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44256
Current location

On a rise overlooking the Cemetery
Leuchars
North East Fife
Fife
KY16 0DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 44597 21755
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TOWER-LIKE STONE STRUCTURE WITH DOMED ROOF. MADE OF ROUGH-HEWN STONE. METAL PLAQUES BEAR INSCRIPTION AND NAMES IN EMBOSSED LETTERING. METAL CROSS HUNG ABOVE PLAQUES.
Inscription
Inscription in the stonework of the tower: 1914 IN MEMORIAM 1919 WW1 Plaque- TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF LEUCHARS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/[names in 3 columns] WW2 Plaque: AND ALSO 1939-45 WAR/[names in 2 columns ]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Andrew
Adam, James
Anderson, Daniel
Anderson, Fulton
Angus, Matthew
Armitt, David
Bannerman, James
Bell, Thomas
Bett, George
Bisset, David
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tower
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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