Kirriemuir War Memorial

WM name reference IWM5675


Current Location:

Kirriemuir Cemetery Strathmore Avenue Kirriemuir Angus Tayside DD8 4DH


Description:

Kilted highland soldier with raised rifle and fixed bayonet mounted on stone pillar carrying names on three stepped base. Small stone of remembrance in front bears ww2 names and inscription.


Campaign:

World War 1


World War 2

Inscription:

Plinth: THIS MONUMENT/ IS RAISED TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF/ THE YOUTH AND MANHOOD OF THE PARISH OF KIRRIEMUIR/ WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ IT STAND AS A TRIBUTE OF HOMAGE TO THE FALLEN,/ AND AN ABIDING INSPIRATION TO POSTERITY/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Base: TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Bell George World War 1,
World War 2
16-5-1915 Kirriemuir War Memorial View
Bennet Thomas World War 1,
World War 2
25-1-1915 Kirriemuir War Memorial View
Crabbe William World War 1,
World War 2
26-5-1918 Kirriemuir War Memorial View
Irvine George World War 1,
World War 2
27-9-1915 Kirriemuir War Memorial View
Scott Alexander World War 1,
World War 2
11-11-1914 Kirriemuir War Memorial View
Lyell Charles World War 1,
World War 2
27-4-1943 Kirriemuir War Memorial View
Harris Donald World War 1,
World War 2
25-11-1945 Kirriemuir War Memorial View

Further information:

Find more information about a specific soldier visit findmypast. The Scots Guards are delighted that their Enlistment Books from 1840 to 1938 are now available at:

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.