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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North East Fife
Town
St Andrews
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Sir Robert Lorrimer (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 September 1922
    Attended by: Field Marshal The Earl Haig KT GCB OM GCVO KCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5744
Current location

St Andrews Cathedral (ruin)
Main Road - A997
St Andrews
North East Fife
Fife
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 51349 16658
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Celtic with Sword of Sacrifice on the shaft, set on a tall stepped base holding an inscription panel. Wall with bronze names panels for both world wars to the rear.
Inscription
PRO PATRIA 1914-1918/1939-1945/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD AND/ THE HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF ST ANDREWS/ WHO WITH COURAGE/ AND FAITH AT THEIR/ COUNTRY'S CALL/ LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES THAT WE WHO/ REMAIN MIGHT LIVE/ IN FREEDOM AND PEACE/UR (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, John C
Alexander, James C
Alexander, Robert
Alexander, Thomas K L
Allan, David
Allan, David
Allen, Thomas J
Anderson, Andrew
Anderson, Charles H
Anderson, David
See details for all 286 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 186
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 186
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service, rank, forename, surname, decoration
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 96
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
BLOWN DOWN IN A GALE IN 1968. RESTORED IN 1985
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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-5744

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