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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Angus
Town
Menmuir
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 May 1921
    Attended by: Captain Scott-Erskine of Balhall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5673
Current location

Menmuir
Angus
Tayside
DD9 7RL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 53850 64419
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Seated lion set on a tall square column and three stepped base. The inscription and names are in black lettering on each side of the column.
Inscription
6o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND LOVING/ MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/ THE PARISH OF MENMUIR/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914-1919. 12o'clock face:"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE."/1939-1945/ (Name) 9o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, George
Bairner, John
Birse, David
Cameron, A F
Clyne, Don
Coats, Roy A
Duncan, Gregory
Duncan, John
Garvie, William
Haggart, David
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=3006&mforum=warmemscot
  • the Scotsman of 2nd May 1921 Menmuir A memorial to the men belonging to the Memmuir district of Forfarshire was unveiled at Tigerton on Sunday by Captain Scott-Erskine, Balhall. The monument is of Aberdeenshire granite, and contains the names of 17 soldiers, three of them being brothers. A religious service was conducted by Rev. D. A. Vipont and Rev. A. Munro

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