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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Dunfermline
Town
Kelty
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Maker
William Birnie Rhind RSA, of Edinburgh (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 November 1921
    Attended by: Sir Charles E Adam of Blairadam
  • Rededicated
    Date: 15 June 2005
    Attended by: Private Lowe's Lowe family/ Local Clergy/Dignitaries/ The Minister of Kelty, Rev Scott Burton/ Fife Provost John Simpson.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5719
Current location

This memorial is located on the road side outside the bowling green.
5
Station Road
Kelty
Dunfermline
Fife
KY4 0BL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 14446 94227
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An imposing and evocative Highland soldier in Steel Helmet, Greatcoat and 1914 Equipment stands pensively leaning on his Rifle with left fist to chin. Stands upon a rectangular stone pillar on three stepped base. On all four sides of the base are the names of the fallen.
Inscription
FRONT FACE : TO/ THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF KELTY & DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ AND 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ (Name) KOREA 1952./[name] IRAQ 2004
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Campbell
Adamson, David
Adamson, John
Adger, Andrew
Alexander, George
Allan, George
Allan, James
Allan, James
Allan, John
Allan, John
See details for all 280 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 230
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 230
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 5000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1100mm, width 1100mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Fife Regional Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-5719

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.