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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Angus
Town
Kirriemuir
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5675
Current location

Kirriemuir Cemetery
Strathmore Avenue
Kirriemuir
Angus
Tayside
DD8 4DH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 38909 54490
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Kilted highland soldier with raised rifle and fixed bayonet mounted on stone pillar carrying names on three stepped base. Small stone of remembrance in front bears ww2 names and inscription.
Inscription
Plinth: THIS MONUMENT/ IS RAISED TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF/ THE YOUTH AND MANHOOD OF THE PARISH OF KIRRIEMUIR/ WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ IT STAND AS A TRIBUTE OF HOMAGE TO THE FALLEN,/ AND AN ABIDING INSPIRATION TO POSTERITY/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Base: TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, J
Anderson, George
Bairner, John
Ballentine, W
Barrie, A B
Beaton, A
Birse, David
Black, C M J
Bonar, L M
Boyd
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death,forename
    Order of information: place of death,regiment,surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 203
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 203
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: regiment
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2009: Memorial cleaned.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bygone Angus Spring 2009. Pg.4.
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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