Heath Town

Our reference
17682
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1920

Current location

Heath Town Park,Heath Town,Wolverhampton,West Midlands,England
OS Grid Ref.: SO 932 998
Denomination: Unknown

Description

Base surmounted by raised paved mound, pedestal and statue of a soldier. Whole is surround by equidistant pairs of stone bollards. Bronze relief plaques on the sides of the pedestal. One relief panel shows the take-off of an aeroplane and the other panel shows a naval scene.

Inscription

(Unknown)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Component

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

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plaques
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1920
Attended by:

History

c 1999: There is graffiti on the memorial and the soldier's rifle has been stolen Grade II Listed.

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

Wolverhampton City Council

Notes

The figure is the same design as the figures on the Chesham, Ironbridge, Heston, Dartford and Seven Oaks war memorials.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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