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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kirkcaldy
Town
Kirkcaldy
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS ARCHIBALD HAMILTON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 October 1920
    Attended by: D S Abbey, Postmaster
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 October 1920
    Attended by: Revd Dr Campbell of Kirkcaldy Parish Church
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57042
Current location

Wall mounted in staff welfare area
Delivery Office
Forth Avenue
Kirkcaldy
Kirkcaldy
Fife
KY2 5ZX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 27203 91632
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Entrance of pub. Kitty Malones was former head Post Office
    Kitty Malones Pub
    Kirkcaldy
    Kirkcaldy
    Fife
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NT 287 916
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque with incised inscription in black lettering and two-lined black border. The whole is surrounded by a wooden frame. Engraved figure of Brittania with Union Jack etched on the left hand side of the plaque. Insignia of Kirkcaldy in bottom right hand corner
Inscription
ERECTED BY/ KIRKCALDY & DISTRICT POST OFFICE STAFF/ TO THE LASTING MEMORY OF THEIR/ COLLEAGUES WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918./ (Names)/ INSIGNIA CIVITATUS KIRKCALDY VIGILANDO MUNIO.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bristow, F C
Heales, F
Jeliffe, E
Minto, R J S
Morgan, R
Turnbull, T
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,. initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 558mm, width 762mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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