Parish of Collessie (Gifford Town and District) War Memorial
WM name reference IWM44150
In front of the Parish Kirk crossroads at the centre of the hamlet Giffordtown North East Fife Fife Scotland
STONE OBELISK SURMOUNTING STEPPED PEDIMENTS. GRANITE TABLETS SET INTO PEDIMENT BEAR NAMES AND INSCRIPTION.
World War 1
World War 2
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
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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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