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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
North East Derbyshire
Town
Killamarsh
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63316
Current location

Between Forge Lane and Station Road.
Footbridge
Sheffield Road (b6058)
Killamarsh
North East Derbyshire
Derbyshire
S21 1TE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 449 812
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Life-size silhouette sculpture of Corporal Liam Riley, cut from sheet steel and left unfinished. The sculpture stands alongside two others, representing local individuals, installed next to a simple wooden bench. A small round plaque is set in one of the bench legs, describing the contributions of the three individuals chosen. The silhouette sculptures have been reproduced from photographs of the individuals.
Inscription
Corporal Liam Riley/ A British Army soldier with 3rd Battalion,/ The Yorkshire Regiment. Tragically killed in/ Afghanistan in 2010 whilst attempting to save/ a friend's life.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height c1800mm
    Materials: Steel
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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