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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Perth And Kinross
Town
Auchterarder
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS ARCHIBALD HAMILTON (Designer)
MESSRS ARCHIBALD HAMILTON (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 June 1923
    Attended by: Lt Col WS MUIL TD ,a previous minister
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82203
Current location

Parish Church
Main Street
Auchterarder
Perth And Kinross
Tayside
PH3 1BL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 94498 12908
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Previous locations
  • West United Free Church
    Auchterarder
    Perth And Kinross
    Tayside
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: United Free Church
  • St Andrews & West Church
    Main Street
    Auchterarder
    Perth And Kinross
    Tayside
    PH3 1BL
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Scotland
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Description
Brass Plaque with a smaller plaque below recording its relocation, originally on a fumed oak backboard (now lost)
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY OF/THESE GOOD SOLDIERS OF JESUS CHRIST/FROM THIS CONGREGATION WHO MADE/THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/[names in 4 columns]/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. /1914 - 1919// THIS PLAQUE RECORDS THE NAMES OF MEMBERS/OF THE WEST CHURCH CONGREGATION AND WAS/TRANSFERRED FIRST FROM THAT CHURCH TO ST. ANDREWS/AND WEST CHURCH AND THENCE TO THIS PLACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cairns, Henry N
Cairns, William K
Campbell, Victor R
Drummond, Malcolm
Eadie, Charles H
Eadie, John
Gordon, George Andrew
Hally, John
Haxton, John
Hepburn, William
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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