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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Alyth
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 October 2006
    Attended by: Duke & Duchess of Rothesay
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81909
Current location

Beside the Alyth War Memorial
Market Square
Airlie Street
Alyth
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH11 8DZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 24567 48525
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Tablet with black incised lettering, set into the side of a stone cairn on a base
Inscription
ALFRED ANDERSON/25 JUNE 1896-21 NOVEMBER 2005/ALYTH RESIDENT/THE OLDEST MAN IN SCOTLAND WHEN HE DIED/THE LAST SCOTTISH VETERAN OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR/THE LAST SURVIVOR OF THE CHRISTMAS EVE TRUCE OF 1914/AN UNASSUMING AND GRACIOUS MAN GIVING GENEROUSLY/OF HIS MEMORIES TO THE END, MUCH LOVED AND ADMIRED/BY ALL WHOSE LIVES HE TOUCHED/UNVEILED ON 1ST OCTOBER 2006 BY/THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF ROTHESAY/ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Alfred
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, date of birth, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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