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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Dunfermline
Town
Lumphinnans, Cowdenbeath
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Andrew Murdoch, Kirkcaldy, Mr Andrew Murdoch, Kirkcaldy
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 April 1923
    Attended by: Mr William Adamson, MP for West Fife
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5722
Current location

The memorial is located on main street
B981.
142
Main Street
Lumphinnans
Cowdenbeath
Dunfermline
Fife
KY4 9JB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 17368 92713
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A square stone pillar on a single stepped base surmounted by a Latin cross. There are dedicatory tablets on all four sides of the pillar. The top of the pillar is decorated with four carvings that sit below the Latin cross. On the South face is the date 1914-1918 with a William Laurel Wreath. On the north face is the crown of victory in a wreath. On the east face, a Latin cross of sacrifice in a wreath. And on the West face two crossed swords in a wreath. The pillar sits within a low metal barrier. SOUTH FACE: DATE 1914-1918 WITHIN LAUREL WREATH WEST FACE: CROSSED SWORDS WITH WORD WAR NORTH FACE: CROWN OF VICTORY EAST FACE: CROSS OF SACRIFICE
Inscription
FRONT FACE: 1914-19 / TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN / OF / LUMPHINNIANS / WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / AND / THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) BACK AND SIDE FACES: (Names).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
A, Robert
Armstrong, John
Baillie, John
Bain, William Syme
Beveridge, Alexander
Blyth, Adam
Cambpell, James
Campbell, John
Copeland, James
Coupar, George
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 70
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 1000mm, height 3000mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Stone - Cullaloe
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Fife Regional Council
Reference
  • Report of unveiling, Dumfermline Journal, 5th May 1923.

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