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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cunninghame
Town
Fairlie
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80459
Current location

89
Parish Church
Main Road
Fairlie
Cunninghame
Strathclyde
KA29 0AD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 20982 55599
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Brass Plaque with inscribed lettering, and surmounted by a Brass Latin cross, on a wooden backboard
Inscription
To The Glory Of God And In Loving Memory Of David William Laird Young 2nd Lieutenant 53rd Squadron R.F.C.Only Son Of David And Henritta Young Beachhouse - Fairlie Who Gave His Life For King And Country In France On The 6th January 1917; Aged 19 Years His Body Rests at Bailleul Greater Love Hath No Man Than This That A MAn Lay Down His Life For His Friends.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Young, David William Laird
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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: surname, forenames, relationships, rank, service, place of death, manner of death, date of death, age, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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