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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Malvern Hills
Town
Great Malvern
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Captain Richard Reginald Goulden
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32977
Current location

Public Library
Graham Road
Great Malvern
Malvern Hills
Hereford And Worcester
WR14 2HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 776 462
Denomination: Undefined

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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
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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Malvern War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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