Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church, Broughty Ferry

WM name reference IWM85862

Current Location:

29 Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Westfield Road Broughty Ferry Dundee Tayside DD5 1ED Scotland


Peal of 9 bells. Their gift also included the bell-tower for the bellsPeal of 9 bells. The gift also included the bell-tower for the bells. SWMP states as follows - "Lt Archibald William John Joseph Douglas-Dick, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, killed in action between 8th and 11th November 1914 near Veldhoek. Commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial. His parents, Brigadier General and Mrs Douglas-Dick of Pitkerro House,who were major benefactors of the building of the Church, donated a peal of 9 bells, made by Gillett&Johnston of Croydon, in his memory and also paid to have the belltower augmented to accommodate the new peal. They were unveiled in early August 1921 according to The Tablet.(1924 according to the Centenary book)."


World War 1


unknown- but in memory of Lieutenant Archhibald William John Joseph Douglas-Dick, 1st Battn Scots Guards, KIA between 8 and 11 November 1914]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Douglas-Dick Archibald 8-11-1914 Lieutenant W J J Douglas-Dick Bell Tower View

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