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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Sheffield
Town
Sheffield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr. C. D. Carus Wilson, Mr. George Alexander, Parlanti's Ltd: Foundry
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 October 1925
    Attended by: General Sir Charles Harington GCB GBE DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 October 1925
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2220
Current location

In front of City Hall
2-12
Sheffield City Hall
Division Street
Sheffield
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S1 2JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 35224 87200
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Circular base surrounded by four figures of soldiers in mourning pose with heads bowed and arms reversed. Surmounted by enormous flag pole surmounted by a crown. Coats of arms representing the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, City of Sheffield, Yorkshire Dragoons (Queens Own), Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, Machine Gun Corps, Tank Corps, York and Lancaster Regiment, RAMC and RASC around the base of the plinth.
Inscription
(None)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 25000mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Sheffield War Memorial, 25m to the south of City Hall
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Application for Grant April 2005
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 132 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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