Can you help?
We are seeking a condition survey and photographs of this war memorial to be added to this record. We would like to make an assessment of the current condition of this war memorial and, if necessary, take any appropriate action. Can you help?
- Metal Bronze
- Stone Stone (any)
- First World War (1914-1918)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Afghanistan (2001 -)
- Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
- Northern Ireland
- Palestine (1900-1999)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Inscription on museum building (all in capital letters): This building was gifted to the town by John Nairn linoleum manufacturer as part of the Kirkcaldy memorial to those who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1918 (John Nairn's only son, Capt. Ian Couper Nairn, M.C. & Bar, Fife & Forfar Yeomanry, was killed in the last months of the war. The museum includes a display regarding I.C. Nairn) Inscription on metal panel front of cenotaph of First War memorial (all in capital letters): To the abiding memory of those men of Kirkcaldy who gave their lives in the Great War this park and its building are dedicated. Inscription on stone base of cenotaph (in capital letters): Remembrance. Inscription in metal letters on back of cenotaph: Also in gratitude to all who served. Gilded letters in stone above Second War memorial: 1939 Greater love hath no man than this 1945 Gilded letters in stone of altar in front of Second War memorial:In proud memory of the men of Kirkcaldy who gave their lives in the Second World War
(many names, including) Ian C. Nairn, M.C. & Bar, Capt.