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146 men from Auchtermuchty served in the First World War. 30 of these men died in Belgium, France, Italy, Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Learn more about the men who died and their families; their homes; their Regiments and service and where they lived.
Learn about the men who designed and made the War Memorial.
At the end of the War the global influenza epidemic was to hit Auchtermuchty hard. By February 1919 twenty folk in Auchtermuchty and District had died of influenza.
The Auchtermuchty War Memorial being unveiled in 1920
Auchtermuchty War Memorial was unveiled in 1920 as a memorial to the men of the Parish who had died in the Great War. The Monument was designed by Reginald Fairlie; the figure was carved by Alexander Carrick, Edinburgh, and the monument was carved and built by Marshall Meek, father and son, Auchtermuchty.