Bridgend of Lintrathen

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Reference WMO251183

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Village centre

Bridgend of Lintrathen

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial is at a road junction at the south end of the village. Round column with cross (pictured on Traces of War link). Dundee Courier - Monday 13 June 1921 WAR MEMORIAL AT LINTRATHEN. IMPRESSIVE UNVEILING CEREMONY. With blue skies overhead and strong wind blowing dirge through leafy trees and yellow gorse. the Lintrathen war memorial was on Saturday afternoon dedicated to the memory of the men of the parish who made the supreme sacrifice. There was a tense silence in the large assembly as Mrs Spence, wife of Lord Provost Spence, Dundee, reverently removed the enveloping Union Jacks. Standing in an enclosure in a corner of the village between the Lintrathen Loch and the winding Melgum, the memorial takes the form of a small circular monu-ment of Aberdeen granite, surmounted by, a cross rising out of a globe fixed on a castellated base. The memorial bears the following inscription and names: — "In grateful remem-brance of the men belonging to the parish of Lintrathen who fell in the Great War — 1914-18 (followed by names).
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In grateful remembrance of the men belonging to the parish of Lintrathen who fell in the Great War — 1914-18 /

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