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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Clackmannan
Town
Alva
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS STEWART, MCGLASHAN & SONS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 September 1923
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 September 1923
    Attended by: REV J WILLIAMSON
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54132
Current location

Alva Cemetery Waiting Room
Lovers Loan
Alva
Clackmannan
Central
FK12 5HZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 88813 97217
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Parish Church
    Alva
    Clackmannan
    Central
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NS 880 960
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
Description
Rectangular tablet cracked through centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND SACRED TO/ THE MEMORY OF THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS/ CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, Arthur
Aitken, Frank W
Aitken, Norman M K
Aitken, Walter D
Allan, Alexander
Allan, John
Anderson, Alexander
Anderson, Alexander
Anderson, David
Anderson, David A
See details for all 109 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 109
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 109
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
Memorial was thrown in a skip and cracked down the centre, but pieced together and is now on display in the cemetery waiting room.
Costs

Comments: Paid for by congregation of Alva Parish Church

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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