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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Kyle And Carrick
Town
Troon
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
H H Martyn and Co., WALTER HENRY GILBERT
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2004
Current location

Facing out to sea
South Beach Esplanade
Troon
Kyle And Carrick
Strathclyde
KA10 6EJ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 32106 30799
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze life-sized figure of Victory (though some sources suggest Britannia) , summounting an inscribed stone plinth, holding a palm leaf in right hand and a ?trident in left. Names inscribed on three bronze plaques on three faces of the plinth. Behind this is an inscribed stone screen wall with inscribed bronze plaque.
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
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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: Alphabetical
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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