Troon

WM reference
2004
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Current location

FACING OUT TO SEA
South Beach
Troon
Kyle And Carrick
Strathclyde
Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NS 321 307
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Bronze life sized figure of Victory summounting a plinth, holding a palm leaf in right hand and a smaller figure in left. Names on 3 metal plaques on the faces of the plinth, for WW1. A screen wall and plaques behind it for WW2.

Inscription

Plinth: THIS STATUE/ WAS PLACED/ TO/ COMMEMORATE/ THE MEN OF/ TROON WHO/ SEEKING THE/ WELFARE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN SO DOING/ AND ARE NOW/ RESTING IN AND/ BEYOND THE SEAS/ LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS/ (NAMES) Screen Wall: 1939 1945/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ (NAMES)

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: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 68
Served and returned: 0
Died: 68
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Wall
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

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

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