previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Jenny Turner

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Jenny Turner (WMR-71892)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Mark Newton 22.09.2017

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Mark Newton 22.09.2017 (WMR-71892)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Sweett

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Sweett (WMR-71892)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Sweett

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Sweett (WMR-71892)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Sweett

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Sweett (WMR-71892)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Lichfield
Town
Alrewas
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Terrorist Acts
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 09/11/2002
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71892

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

Memorial is no 223. Located in Orange Zone on Giffard Avenue.
National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 1824014690
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Polished grey granite memorial depicting the "Twin Towers" at the World Trade Centre, New York, USA. Two separate upright stones depicting the Towers are positioned on a three-stepped plinth with a sloping front face. The top two plinths are inscribed with insignia and a dedication and have pieces of debris from the Ground Zero site affixed to the plinth. The memorial is set on a square stone base. Two giant Redwood trees represent the Twin Towers together with an English Oak, Scots Pine, Welsh Yew, Irish Strawberry tree and an American Black Oak.
Inscription
[Insignia on left and right hand-side for Herefordshire & Worcestershire and Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority] Top plinth: THE TWIN TOWERS/ MEMORIAL/ THIS MEMORIAL PAYS TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO PERISHED AS A RESULT/ OF THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTRE, NEW YORK/ 11TH SEPTEMBER, 2001./ ESPECIALLY REMEMBERED ARE THE 64 BRITISH CITIZENS WHO LOST/ THEIR LIVES IN THE TRAGEDY./ THIS MEMORIAL IS SPONSORED BY THE COMMUNITIES OF HEREFORDSHIRE,/ WORCESTERSHIRE AND THE HEREFORD AND WORCESTER FIRE AUTHORITY/ IN RECOGNITION OF THE COURAGE AND DEDICATION OF NEW YORK/EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL. Lower plinth: THE ARTIFACTS DISPLAYED ARE FROM THE DEBRIS OF GROUND ZERO/ AND WERE DONATED BY DAVID O'DWYER MA, OESM/ CHIEF FIRE OFFICER OF HEREFORD & WORCESTER/ FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE, 1994-2005.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Herefordshire & Worcestershire county; Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-71892

For queries, please contact [email protected]