Troon

Our reference
2004
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator

Current location

South Beach,Troon,Kyle And Carrick,Strathclyde,Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NS 321 307
Denomination: Unknown

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

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

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

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

Component

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

Component

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

Component

Wall
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
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

Notes

This is the same design as the memorial at Crewe (our ref 2232)

Reference

Our website http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.2232/fromUkniwmSearch/1

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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