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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Clydebank
Town
Clydebank
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
WALTER HENRY GILBERT, MR J MILLARD RSA, MESSRS JOHN EMERY AND SONS LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07 June 1931
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF DUNBARTONSHIRE
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08 November 2009
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44686
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

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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
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: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Heworth Burnstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 2134
    Materials: Bronze
  • Bells
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
2009: Black marble tablets with WW1 and WW2 names installed either side of the female figure.
Costs

Memorial: c £2000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCIL
Reference

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