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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Alyth
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31 October 1948
    Attended by: Revd J Sibblad Clark, Minister of the Church
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82146
Current location

St Ninian's Church
St Ninian's oad
Alyth
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH11 8AP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 24697 48326
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Oak Lectern with the Dedication on the front face and the names on the other 2 sides. The Falklands name is just added to the end without explanation, so research/local knowledge is needed!
Inscription
upper lettering; TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH/WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945 lower lettering; "THE SOULS OF THE RIGHTEOUS/ARE IN THE HAND OF GOD"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
?, Charles
Blair, Duncan
Brodie, Douglas
Buick, Jessie A
Chapman, William
Donald, James
Easton, Brian
Easton, Brian
Howitt, Robert
Keay, William
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lectern
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Oak
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=1290&mforum=warmemscot
  • UK Roll of Honour Citation for Brian Easton, the Falklands Casualty
  • The Scotsman - Monday 01 November 1948 In Alyth High Parish Church yesterday a war memorial to the 18 men and one woman connected with the church, who lost their lives in the second world war, was dedicated by the Rev. J. Sibbald Clark, minister of the church. The memorial consists of an oak floor lectern. ADP

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