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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Dunfermline
Town
Undefined
County
Fife
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
William Birnie Rhind of Edinburgh (Sculptor)
Sir Robert Lorimer (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: c. 1999
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd April 1921
    Attended by: Reverend J Duncan
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd April 1921
    Attended by: Dr Tuke
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8520

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Current location

The memorial is located by the roadside of the B912 between Kingseat and Cantsdam near to Lochfitty Cottage.
B912
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 0SP
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 13120 91554
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The memorial was erected near the entrance of the Public Hall.
    Public Hall
    Lassodie
    Dunfermline
    Fife
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: OS 127926
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Painted obelisk with bronze plaques on the 6 o'clock, and 9 o'clock faces, and a painted wreath in relief on the 6 o'clock face. The memorial surmounts a base surrounded by a fence with a gate.
Inscription
6 o'clock face Plaque 1: ERECTED / IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF / THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names) Plaque 2: THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT ARE / LEFT GROW OLD, AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM / NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN, AT THE GOING DOWN / OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING, / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 9 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN MEMORY / OF / THE MEN OF LASSODIE / WHO FELL IN THE 1939-1945 WAR / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Alan
Beveridge, John
Burnett, Alexander
Cook, James
Fleming, James
Gillespie, William
Granger, Allan
Gray, John
Mackenzie, William
Marshall, David
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment.
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment.
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 700mm, height 3000mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
History
The memorial is now painted to protect against fungal growth from overhanging trees.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Fife Regional Council
Reference
  • warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=2801&mforum=warmemscot
  • "Lassodie." War Memorials Online, www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/141937/. Accessed 13 November 2018.
  • "Lassodie Village War Memorial." Dunfermline Journal, 30 April 1921.

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