Cupar War Memorial

WM name reference IWM5743

Current Location:

Junction of Station Road and St Catherine Street overlooking park. St Catherine Street Cupar North East Fife Fife KY15 4TA




World War 1


WW1 names on four tablets ("landscape" format) around the memorial. Under these in large letters IN MEMORY OF // THE MEN OF CUPAR // TOWN AND PARISH // WHO FELL IN 1914-18 Plaque fastened to railings THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED / BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION. / AND WAS UNVEILED ON / THE 29th APRIL 1922. / BY FIELD MARSHAL EARL HAIG. / JAMES STARK. PROVOST. Tablet set into paving in front of memorial. QUEEN MARY / PLACED A WREATH / HERE ON AUGUST / 30th 1923 WW2 names on two ("portrait" format) tablets on pillars each side of the main memorial. Under the two tablets in large figures 1939- / -1945

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Duncan Thomas 11-11-1914 Cupar War Memorial View
Martin Thomas 25-9-1916 Cupar War Memorial View
Peebles Alexander 5-10-1915 Cupar War Memorial View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.