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ALLOA WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright Martin Edwards 2007

The memorial stands in Bank Street, Alloa, and takes the form of the figure of St Margaret, crowned and robed, standing above a group of three soldiers carved as if half buried in mud. On a cylindrical pedestal. wall behind there is a recess containing inset name panels. The memorial was unveiled 28th September 1924 by Field Marshall The Earl Haig and had cost £4,400 to erect. The sculptor was Mr Charles D'Orville Pilkington Jackson and the architect Sir Robert Lorimer. The memorial has as yet to be transcribed.

From an old postcard

PRO PATRIA
TO
THE IMMORTAL MEMORY
AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY
OF/ THE MEN OF ALLOA
WHO
FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

AND THOSE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF
1939 - 1945
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Transcription still required

Last updated: 4 March, 2014

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