United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

JET OF IADA

Our Ref: 15397

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Address

CALDERSTONES PARK IN THE FLOWER GARDEN OF CALDERSTONES PARK
CALDERSTONES
MERSEYSIDE
England
 
Type:Animal Figure
OS Map Ref:SJ 400 870

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: JET OF IADA / DICKIN MEDAL AND MEDALLION / FOR VALOUR. FIRST RESCUE DOG / AIR RAIDS 2ND WORLD WAR.

9 O'CLOCK FACE: RESCUE DOG / WILLIAM PIT DISASTER / AUGUST 1947

12 O'CLOCK: LED BY CIVIL DEFENCE / THROUGH LONDON / IN / THE VICTORY PARADE / JUNE 1946.

3 O'CLOCK FACE: JET BELONGED / TO MANKIND / AND NEVER FAILED.

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PEDESTALStone1210 MM760 MM680 MMGood
PLAQUEMETAL   Good

Physical Description

STONE PEDESTAL SURMOUNTING A SQUARE STONE BASE UPON WHICH IS THE INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. ON THE FRONT IS A CAST METAL HEAD OF A GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarAnimal Memorials
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:1949
RolePerformed By
Unveiled Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:None
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No