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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Dunfermline
Town
Townhill
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Charles Henshaw (Founder / Foundry)
Mr Costley (Architect)
Messrs J & S Lessels & Son (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 October 1923
    Attended by: Dr A S Duke, Dunfermline (formerly Regimental Medical officer, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 October 1923
    Attended by: Rev A T Miller, Townhill United Free Church
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8519
Current location

Located in small paved square in front of Townhill and Kingseat Church of Scotland
Main Street
Townhill
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 0EL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 10559 89385
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Simple classical monument, square with domed top and bronze panel on each face, on a two-stepped base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN/ PROUD & GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN/ OF TOWNHILL/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/May we be worthy of their sacrifice 3 and 9 o'clock faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Donald
Allan, James
Black, Robert
Brown, Thomas
Campbell, Thomas
Carstairs, James
Cowan, Thomas
Downie, Henry
Drysdale, Robert
Easterbrook, Frank
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1200 mm, height 2560 mm, width 1200 mm
    Materials: Stone - Cullaloe
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 2570 mm, width 1900 mm
    Materials: Stone - Cullaloe
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Fife Regional Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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