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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Kincardine And Deeside
Town
Drumoak
County
Grampian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Dr. A. Marshall Mackenzie RSA (Designer)
John Fyfe Ltd. (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 May 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8575
Current location

50 metres SW of junction with Reidford Gardens
Drumoak war memorial
Main Road (A93)
Drumoak
Kincardine And Deeside
Grampian
AB31 5AW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 79344 98933
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial garden: Wrought-iron railings and gate access winding paths leading to the summit of a green mound where stands a granite Celtic cross. At the bottom of the mound astride the path are 2 granite pillars separated by 3 granite steps. The cross stands on a circular step, rectangular plinth and column with a square vase to the front. Each pillar stands on an unfinished base and comprises 6 smooth, stacked rectangular blocks inscribed with the names of the fallen. topped with a geometric capstone inscribed with the dedications.
Inscription
Cross: PEACE LH pillar front: 1914/THEY DIED FOR US/(WW1 Names) LH pillar LHS: 1939-45/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/(WW2 names) LH pillar RHS: (WW1 names) RH pillar front: 1919/ THROUGH SACRIFICE TO PEACE/(Names) RH pillar LHS: (WW1 names) RH pillar RHS: 1939-45/THEIR LIVES THEY GAVE/(WW2 names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, James
Booth, William B
Bruce, James
Calder, William P
Chalmers, Alexander
Chalmers, David
Cheyne, George R
Chillas, Alexander
Davidson, Charles A
Davie, James A
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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