Malvern - WW1 And WW2

Our reference
32977
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1923

Current location

Public Library,Graham Road,Great Malvern,Malvern Hills,Hereford And Worcester,WR14 2HU,England
OS Grid Ref.: SO 776 462
Denomination: Unknown

Description

WINGED SEMI-NUDE MALE FIGURE, REPRESENTING YOUTH, WITH ARMS STRETCHED UPWARDS HOLDING A FLAMING TORCH. THE FIGURE LOOKS UPWARDS TOWARDS THE TORCH. TREE ROOTS ARE WRAPPED AROUND THE FEET OF THE FIGURE, WHICH STANDS ON A STONE PLINTH AND FIVE STEPPED BASE. THE INSCRIPTION IS CARVED PROUD ON THE PLINTH.

Inscription

12 O'Clock: TO THOSE WHO/ NOBLY SERVED/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945 6 O'Clock: THEIR LIFE THEY/ GAVE THE LIGHT/ OF LIFE TO SAVE

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

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

Subject / Period

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

Component

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

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1923
Attended by: UNKNOWN

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

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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