United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Heath Town

Our Ref: 17682

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Address

Heath Town Park
Heath Town
WEST MIDLANDS
England
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
OS Map Ref:SO 932 998

Inscription

(Unknown)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
BaseStone   Good
PLAQUESBRONZE   Good
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

Base surmounted by raised paved mound, pedestal and statue of a soldier. Whole is surround by equidistant pairs of stone bollards. Bronze relief plaques on the sides of the pedestal.

One relief panel shows the take-off of an aeroplane and the other panel shows a naval scene.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
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?

Wolverhampton City Council

Maintenance History:

c 1999: There is graffiti on the memorial and the soldier's rifle has been stolen

Grade II Listed.

Ceremonies

Date:1920
RolePerformed By
Unveiling 

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

NameOccupation
Mr Arthur G WalkerSculptor
G Fiorini FoundryFounder/Foundry

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

The figure is the same design as the figures on the Chesham, Ironbridge, Heston, Dartford and Seven Oaks war memorials.

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