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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dunfermline
Town
Dunfermline
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 23 June 2017
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72517
Current location

Delivery Office
Woodmill Road
Dunfermline
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 7AD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 09851 87105
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Wall of public counter
    42-44
    Post Office
    Queen Anne Street
    Dunfermline
    Dunfermline
    Fife
    KY12 7AA
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NT 09135 87553
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Dome Headed Brass Plaque on wooden backboard which echoes its shape. The lettering is inscribed in black, the GPO insignia is inscribed at top centre, and a picture of 'Britannia' is inscribed on the left hand side
Inscription
DUNFERMLINE POSTAL DISTRICT/ERECTED IN HONOUR OF OUR/COMRADES WHO SACRIFICED THEIR/LIVES IN THE WAR 1914-1919/[names]/1939 [names] 1945/THEY DIED THAT WE MAY LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, John
Clark, David
Davidson, William
Duncan, John
Foote, James Eskine
Gilchrist, Arthur
Grant, Charles Robertson
Hastie, John Hamilton
Hurst, Frank Leslie
Leitch, John
See details for all 16 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, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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