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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
North East Fife
Town
Crail
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 November 1921
    Attended by:
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 August 1949
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5758
Current location

Parish Church
Marketgate
Crail
North East Fife
Fife
KY10 3TH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 61334 07957
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Crenellated sandstone Churchyard gates bearing a bronze plaque for each World War, WW1on left and WW2 on right.
Inscription
1914 1919 /TO THE GLORY / OF GOD /AND IN MEMORY / OF THE / MEN OF CRAIL / WHO LAID DOWN / THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 / (Names) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / ERECTED 19TH NOVEMBER 1921 1939-1945 / TO THE GLORY / OF GOD /AND IN MEMORY / OF THE / MEN OF CRAIL / WHO LAID DOWN / THEIR LIVES IN/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945 / (Names) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / ERECTED 18TH AUGUST 1952(?)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbie, William A
Adams, Alexander
Allan, Frank
Beaty, David E
Beveridge, Arnold J
Blair, David B
Bonthrone, John S
Boyter, George
Boyter, George
Campbell, Duncan
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 130CM, width 61CM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
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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