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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Maker
ARTHUR DOOLEY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd February 1980
    Attended by: DAVID HODGE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44808
Current location

298
Customs House
Clyde Street
Glasgow
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G1 4JE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 58840 64871
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Modernist figure of La Pasionara, female figure with arms raised to the sky. On tall rectangular plinth
Inscription
BETTER TO DIE ON YOUR FEET THAN TO LIVE FOREVER ON YOUR KNEES/ THE/ CITY OF GLASGOW/ AND THE BRITISH/ LABOUR MOVEMENT/ PAY TRIBUTE TO THE/ COURAGE OF THOSE/ MEN AND WOMEN/ WHO WENT TO SPAIN/ TO FIGHT FASCISM/ 1936 - 1939/ 2,100 VOLUNTEERS WENT FROM BRITAIN/ 534 WERE KILLED/ 53 OF WHOM WERE FROM GLASGOW
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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