Burgh Of Clydebank

WM reference
44686
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 07 June 1931
  • Unveiled : 08 November 2009
Current location

Town Hall located on Dumbarton Rd and Hall St
CLYDEBANK TOWN HALL
Hall St
Clydebank
Clydebank
Strathclyde
G81 1XH
Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NS 495 707
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Robed female figure symbolising peace, holding in her left hand a greek lamp, from the centre of which issues a little love which fills the heart of man. With her right hand she shelters love. Figure is gilded and set in a floodlit marble lined recess in the external wall of the Town Hall. Also a clock and carillon of bells in the municipal tower. Tablets with WW1 and WW2 names are either side of the figure. Recess flanked by pilasters. Engraved palm leaves above recess.

Inscription

Left: (Names) Middle: THE/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ 1914 1918/ 1939 - 1945/ THIS SHRINE/ WITH THE/ CLOCK AND CHIMES/ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF CLYDEBANK/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WARS/ NON OMNIS MORIAR Right: (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: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Wall
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Heworth Burnstone
Listed?: No

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Marble - Black
Listed?: No

Component

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

Component

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

Component

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

Component

Tablets
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Marble - Black
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 07 June 1931
Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF DUNBARTONSHIRE

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 08 November 2009
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

2009: Black marble tablets with WW1 and WW2 names installed either side of the female figure.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: c £2000
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

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

Responsibility of

WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCIL

Reference

Other website http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/community-and-living/war-memorials/

Reference

http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-ftopic967.html

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