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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
North East Fife
Town
Cupar
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR ROBERT LORIMER, LOUIS REID DEUCHARS, MESSRS W & A CLOW, Nathaniel Grieve
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 June 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57987
Current location

St James the Great Church
St Catherine Street
Cupar
North East Fife
Fife
KY15 4HH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 37622 14598
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Carved oak rood screen with delicate tracery design at the top. The figures of St George and the Dragon, St Mary, St John and St Andrew are atop it.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ROBERT EDGAR FORRESTER CAPT. /THE BLACK WATCH/KILLED IN ACTION AT MONS 15th JUNE 1915/BURIED AT CUINCHY AGED 38.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Forrester, Robert Edgar
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, place of burial, manner of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Costs

Comments: Memorial was paid for by Mrs Forrester

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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