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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients, Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Liz Peden (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 March 2005
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23101
Current location

Gorbals Rose Garden
Rutherglen Rd
Glasgow
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G5
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 590 650
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A giant wilting rose with Stokes's name and dates '1915-1945' on a fallen petal. Rose grows out of the centre of a low, round marble base shaped like a Victoria Cross atop a disc. There is an unknown inscription
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO EVERYONE WHO (UNKNOWN) TIMES OF CONFLICT (on rose petal plaque): JAMES STOKES/ V.C./ 1915-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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