Parish of Collessie (Gifford Town and District) War Memorial

WM name reference IWM44150


Current Location:

In front of the Parish Kirk crossroads at the centre of the hamlet Giffordtown North East Fife Fife Scotland


Description:

STONE OBELISK SURMOUNTING STEPPED PEDIMENTS. GRANITE TABLETS SET INTO PEDIMENT BEAR NAMES AND INSCRIPTION.


Campaign:

World War 1


World War 2

Inscription:

GIFFORDTOWN AND DISTRICT/ WAR MEMORIAL/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF COLLESSIE PARISH/ WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 1939-1945/ (NAMES) BOY SM 1ST CLASS/ JOHN LAWSON/ HMS INDOMITABLE 2ND FEB 1953


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Borthwick George World War 1,
World War 2
30-3-1918 Parish of Collessie (Gifford Town and District) War Memorial View
Imrie John World War 1,
World War 2
4-12-1944 Parish of Collessie (Gifford Town and District) War Memorial View

Further information:

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  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
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  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
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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.