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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Dundee
Town
Dundee
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR W GAULDIE (Architect)
MESSRS R PERT & SONS (Builder)
Thomas Braddock FRIBA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 May 1925
    Attended by: Gen Sir Ian Hamilton GCB GCMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 May 1925
    Attended by: Rev Dr A W Ferguson
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6021
Current location

Summit of the Law of Dundee - Local Landmark
The Law
Law Road
Dundee
Dundee
Tayside
DD3 6LD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 39151 31289
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze brazier beacon surmounting a tapering plinth built of Cornish granite blocks bearing a carved dedication, and the whole set on a stepped base. Laurel wreath and cup design on top and an entry door on the 12 o'clock face. The Beacon is lit four times a year :- 25 September - Beginning of the Battle of Loos; 24 October - United Nations Day; Remembrance Sunday; 11 November - Armistice Day. See also our reference 63329 for the accompanying Roll of Honour Book, and 76445 for a copy of the pages of that book on an oak stand which was broken up in 2010.
Inscription
6o'clock face: TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ DUNDEE MEN/ WHO/ FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR 12o'clock face: TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ DUNDEE MEN/ WHO/ FELL IN THE/ WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 9000MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
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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