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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Clackmannan
Town
Kippen
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A N Paterson (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 September 1920
    Attended by: The Duke of Montrose, K. T., of Buchanan Castle, Drymen, the Lord-Lieutenant of Dumbartonshire.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5780
Current location

Corner of Fore Road and Station Road
near the end of Rennie's Loan.
Kippen
Clackmannan
Central
FK8 3DX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 65161 94810
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Mercat cross on an octagonal base
Inscription
WW1 Dedication: To the Glory of GOD / and / in Memory of the / Men of KIPPEN Parish / who gave their lives / in the / GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 Tablets on three faces: [WW1 names] Below the WW1 Dedication: AND IN / 1939 - THE WORLD WAR - 1945 / (WW2 names) "1914" and "1919" on two sides of the decoration below the cross.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, David
Alexander, Robert
Buchanan, Charles
Buchanan, William
Buchanan, William S
Campbell, Andw. Mcf
Chisholm, Donald A R
Chrystal, Andrew
Chrystal, Robert
Chrystal, William
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames. surname, year of death
    Order of information: year of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, year of death
    Order of information: year of death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Site: £420

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=729&mforum=warmemscot
  • Stirling Journal and Advertiser 1920
  • The Scotsman - Monday 13 September 1920 -KIPPEN MEMORIAL UNVEILED. - In presence of a large gathering drawn from the surrounding districts, the Kippen war memorial was unveiled on Saturday by the Duke of Montrose, K. T., of Buchanan Castle, Drymen, the Lord-Lieutenant of Dumbartonshire. Mr D. Y. Cameron, R. A., LL. D., read the names of those who fell in tho war from Kippen parish, and asked the Duke of Montrose to perform the unveiling ceremony. The memorial was afterwards handed over by Mr John Monteith, chairman of the War Memorial Committee, to the Kippen post of the Comrades of the Great War. The lament was played by pipers of the A. and S. H. from Stirling Castle. The memorial is placed at the cross roads , and is a circular base of freestone with four slabs, three containing the names of the fallen, and one with the inscription, "Forty-four men from Kippen fell in the war."

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