Tannadice War Memorial

WM name reference IWM86099

Current Location:

In the Churchyard Parish Church Tannadice Angus Tayside DD8 3TA


A tripartite structure, the central stone surmounted by a cross on which is a relief carving of a sword and winged wreath. Inscriptions and record of names of those lost in both world wars cover the face of each of the three pillars. The memorial is unusual in the amount of information shown for each individual, describing rank, regiment, place and date of death and age.


World War 1


Left Hand Stone- [names to date of death 19 May 1917] Central Stone- 1914-1919/1939-1945/MEN LOVING LIFE BUT NOT AFRAID TO DIE/THEY ARE AT PEACE WHO GAVE US PEACE/[WW2 names] Right Hand Stone- [names from date of death 15 August 1917]

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Begg George 25-1-1915 Tannadice 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.