United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

TROON

Our Ref: 2004

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Address

SOUTH BEACH
TROON
STRATHCLYDE
Scotland
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Other Location Details:

FACING OUT TO SEA

OS Map Ref:NS 321 307

Inscription

Plinth: THIS STATUE/ WAS PLACED/ TO/ COMMEMORATE/ THE MEN OF/ TROON WHO/ SEEKING THE/ WELFARE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN SO DOING/ AND ARE NOW/ RESTING IN AND/ BEYOND THE SEAS/ LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS/ (NAMES)

Screen Wall: 1939 1945/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
SCULPTUREBRONZE   Good
PLINTHStone   Good
WallStone   Good
PLAQUEBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

Bronze life sized figure of Victory summounting a plinth, holding a palm leaf in right hand and a smaller figure in left. Names on 3 metal plaques on the faces of the plinth, for WW1. A screen wall and plaques behind it for WW2.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned?
Died?
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
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:68
Served & Returned0
Died68
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

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

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

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
H H Martyn and Co.Founder/Foundry
WALTER HENRY GILBERTSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

This is the same design as the memorial at Crewe (our ref 2232)

Comments: 
Photographs:20
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Postcards:1
OrganisationIdWebsite
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