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Memorial details

Memorial type
Flag or banner
District
Kirkcaldy
Town
Burntisland
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56506
Current location

Burntlisland Parish Church
East Leven Street
Burntisland
Kirkcaldy
Fife
KY3 9DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 23351 85706
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • St Andrews Church
    Burntisland
    Kirkcaldy
    Fife
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Boys Brigade Hall
    Kirkcaldy
    Kirkcaldy
    Fife
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Wall mounted and embroidered silk print. It shows the Scottish flag with Boys Brigade emblem and scrolls with names of the fallen. The reference also includes an image of a privately held postcard of a Roll of Honour which has photographs of the 13 men, as a montage.
Inscription
1st BURNTISLAND COMPANY/ THE BOYS BRIGADE/ (Names)/ IN MEMORY OF OUR OLD BOYS/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, John
Birrell, Tom
Craig, George
Crerar, Alex
Douglas, George
Ednie, Henry
Langlands, Alex.
Meldrum, William
Paton, Andrew
Pearson, Alex.
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Banner
    Measurements: height 890mm, width 1346mm
    Materials: Fabric
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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