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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North East Fife
Town
Pittenweem
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5766
Current location

Parish Church
Kirkgate
Pittenweem
North East Fife
Fife
KY10 2LF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 548 028
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
A red sandstone celtic cross with wheel-head and celtic knotwork patterns carved in shallow relief on the face, and with a bronze wreath encircling the centre of the cross head. The cross stands on a wide grey freestone pedestal with sides faced with rustic grey blocks. The commemoration and names of the dead are carved in the dressed faces of the pedestal
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN THE MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THIS BURGH WHO / FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / (NAMES) / REMEMBER ALSO THE MEN OF THIS BURGH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE 1939-1945 WAR / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, John H M
Adamson, David
Adamson, William
Aitken, Joseph
Anderson, James
Anderson, Thomas
Barnett, George
Bisset, Alex
Bissett, Thomas
Bonner, George
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service, rank, forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service, rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: service THEN surname THEN forename
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, service
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church

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