First war memorial for Glenrothes

Glenrothes in Scotland, a town that was established in 1948, will shortly be unveiling its first war memorial.

Read more from BBC NEWS

Having been founded after the Second World War, it is perhaps not suprising that the town did not have a war memorial.  However, the deaths in Iraq in 2004 of two Black Watch soldiers from the community led to a campaign to erect a town memorial. 

While the memorial features the names of the two Black Watch servicemen, it also now provides a place of remembrance for ex-service personnel and those who have lost loved ones in previous conflicts.

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