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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Dundee
Town
Liff
County
Tayside
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86120
Current location

In the grounds
Liff Parish Church
Church Road
Liff
Dundee
Tayside
DD2 5NN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NO 33314 32849
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Columnar war memorial. Pink sandstone. Roman Doric fluted column surmounted by ball-finialled block, large octagonal pedestal with inscribed panels, large shallow square plinth.
Inscription
Face 1-"GREATER LOVE/HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."//IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL/MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/THIS PARISH WHO IN THE/JOY OF YOUTH LAID DOWN/THEIR LIVES IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918//PRO PATRIA Face 2-[names Bathie to John Halkerston] Face 3-[names William Halkerston to Maitland] Face 4-[names Mitchell to Whitwell]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bathie, Archibald
Burgess, James
Burry, James
Chalmers, Arnott
Clayhills, George
Drew, George
Duncan, George Boyd
Fairweather, William
Gait, John
Gillies, Malcolm
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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