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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Angus
Town
Kirkden
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 February 1921
    Attended by: Revd John Boyle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57846
Current location

On a wall of the ruined church
The former Kirkden Church
beside Kirkden House- the former Manse
Kirkden
Angus
Tayside
DD8 2QF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 53200 48500
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular white marble tablet with pediment above and projecting decorative base ridge below. Two angels stand each side of the dedication, which is written in black lettering.
Inscription
On the Pediment: + THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE +/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ MEMBERS AND ADHERENTS OF KIRKDEN PARISH CHURCH/ WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES FOR THE HONOUR & FREEDOM/ OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918/ (Names in 2 columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, William J
Bruce, David C
Douglas, James
Edgar, James
Edwards, David
Lee, Robert
Mollison, James C
Salmond, Alexander B
Smith, Andrew
Smith, George R
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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