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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
North East Fife
Town
Cupar
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Mr R Boucher (Designer)
Mr R Boucher (Calligrapher)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 January 1920
    Attended by: Mr D B Duncan, Postmaster
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80005
Current location

69
Post Office
Crossgate
Cupar
North East Fife
Fife
KY15 5AS
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 37554 14533
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Hand drawn illustrated Roll of Honour in a glazed wooden frame. Of the casualties William Anderson was born at Crail, and John Andrews was born at Dundalk (Ireland) and later lived at Dundee.
Inscription
CUPAR POSTAL/ROLL OF HONOUR/CUPAR POST OFFICE STAFF WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/[names]/HONOURS/PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT/[names]/IN THE GREAT WAR THESE DIED IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, William
Andrews, John
Carstairs, James Grant
Duncan, John
Howie, David Cassels
Swinton, David
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations, theatre of war served in, date of death, manner of death, civilian occupation, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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