Uxbridge - WW1 And WW2 Figure

WM reference
12088
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 11th November 1924
Current location

Old burial ground
Windsor Circus
Roundabout At Cross St And Hillingdon Rd And Cowley Rd
Uxbridge
Hillingdon
Greater London
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 054 840
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

HILLINGDON HOUSE
Uxbridge
Hillingdon
Greater London
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

STONE COLUMN SURMOUNTED BY STATUE OF WINGED ANGEL HOLDING LAUREL WREATH. STONE BASE BEARS INSCRIPTION.

Inscription

ERECTED/ IN HONOUR AND MEMORY/ OF ALL THOSE/ MEN AND WOMEN OF /UXBRIDGE/ WHO SERVED OR FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ AN EXPRESSION OF GRATITUDE FROM/ THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN. EAST FACE OF PLINTH: IN MEMORIAM/ 1939-1945 SOUTH FACE OF PLINTH: SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU IN PEACE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Figure
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Component

Column
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Base
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11th November 1924
Attended by: LADY HILLINGDON

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

ADRIAN JONES by HODSON-PRESSINGER, SELWYN PLATE 7 Published:TORPHICHEN BOOKS 1996 LONDON

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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