South Alloa War Memorial

Location

Originally sited on the wall of the South Alloa Primary School, but removed in 1988 when the building was sold into private ownership. A cairn has been erected near the junction of the road from the village with the main road.

Description

The white marble plaque has a rectangular lettered panel set between pilasters with acanthus leaves. The pediment over these carries a wreath and a sheathed sword. The inscription is as follows: "In memory of 12 young men of South Alloa who gave their lives for their country. 1914-18. Nine of these were pupils of this school. Ready Aye Ready"

Names of the Fallen

First World War

Sgt James Quin, R. Scots. Cpl George Soutar, Gordons. L.Cpl Emelyn Jones MM, Pte John Douglas, Bdr Thomas Galloway, R.F.A. Gnr Michael Barr, Pte Richard Quin, Bk Watch. Pte William Ford, Camerons. Pte William Reid, Canadians. Pte James Scrimgeour, Pte John McPherson, Pte John Stark, Mine Sweeper.

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Last updated: 25 July 2014 at 16:14