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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Kirkcaldy
Town
Kirkcaldy
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57041
Current location

Kirkcaldy Old Parish Church
Kirk Wynd
Kirkcaldy
Kirkcaldy
Fife
KY1 1BG
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 28053 91702
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Large wooden screen consisting of five panels with a decorative border above and a nowy headed centre panel. Names carved into the panels with WW1 names flanking the dedicatory inscription and WW2 names on the outer panels. Carved tree and motto with crossed palm branches is depicted at the top of the centre panel. Name panels have a cross with a wreath above the names of the fallen.
Inscription
Centre panel: KIRKCALDY PARISH CHURCH/ 1919/ CONSUMEBATUR NEG TAMEN/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND SACRED TO THE/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS CHURCH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FIGHTING FOR KING/ AND COUNTRY/1914-1919/ AND ALSO/ 1939 1946/ "THIS LAND/ INVIOLATE/ YOUR/ MOUMENT." Inner left and right hand panels: 1914 - 1919/ (Names) Outer left and right hand panels: 1939 1946/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, A
Arnott, J
Baird, J
Bett, C
Brand, A
Christie, C
Collins, T
Doig, T
Donaldson, A
Dryburgh, W
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 3048mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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