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CERES, BANNOCKBURN MEMORIAL

 
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jamiemcginlay



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:23 pm    Post subject: CERES, BANNOCKBURN MEMORIAL Reply with quote

Ceres - Bannockburn monument

Description: The Ceres Bannockburn memorial is a grey granite Churchyard cross type memorial commemorating the Battle of Bannockburn.
Location: The monument stands by the roadside at the village green.
The inscription reads:
TO COMMEMORATE
THE VINDICATION OF
SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENCE
ON THE FIELD OF BANNOCKBURN
26TH JUNE 1314 - AND TO
PERPETUATE THE TRADITION
OF THE PART TAKEN THEREIN
BY THE MEN OF CERES
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DerekR
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jamie,
I had no knowledge of that memorial - thanks for posting it.
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john burnett



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:04 pm    Post subject: Ceres Bannockburn Reply with quote

Thanks to Mrs Aase Goldsmith for the following photgraphs.




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Keptie



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:21 pm    Post subject: Ceres -Bannockburn monument Reply with quote

Courier & Advertiser : Craigie column: Monday 21 June 2010:

Men of Ceres:

Patrick anderson of Letham, Angus, writes "I thought it might be appropriate at this time of the year to bring to readers' attention a story that may not be known by many from outwith Ceres and District and marked by the Ceres -Bannockburn Monument in Fife.

"The Men of Ceres who fought at Bannockburn on June 23/24 June 1314 , fought under the Earl Marshall of Scotland from Struthers Castle.

"Before the battle the Men of Ceres were trained in the use of the bow upon the village green known as Bow Butts and Robert the Bruce authorised the people of the village to hold the Games on the village green. The Ceres Highland Games, the oldest in Scotland , were to celebrate the return of the Men of Ceres from the battle.

"During 1914, the Bannockburn Memorial in Ceres was erected to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.

"The people attending tthe monument's unveiling ceremony had no idea what was ahead of them and their families in the following weeks and months of that year, when many men were lost in action during the Great War.

"The Ceres- Bannockburn Monument reads, " To Commemorate teh Vindication of Scotland's Independence on the Field of Bannockburn, 24 June 1314 , and to perpetuate the tradition of the part taken therein by the Men of Ceres ."


[Patrick W. Anderson ]

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