United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Malvern - WW1 and WW2

Our Ref: 32977

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Malvern (32977, ©IWM 2012

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Address

Public Library
Graham Road
Great Malvern
HEREFORD AND WORCESTER
England
WR14 2HU
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
OS Map Ref:SO 776 462

Inscription

12 O'Clock: TO THOSE WHO/ NOBLY SERVED/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945

6 O'Clock: THEIR LIFE THEY/ GAVE THE LIGHT/ OF LIFE TO SAVE

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
FIGUREBRONZE   Good
PLINTHGRANITE   Good

Physical Description

WINGED SEMI-NUDE MALE FIGURE, REPRESENTING YOUTH, WITH ARMS STRETCHED UPWARDS HOLDING A FLAMING TORCH. THE FIGURE LOOKS UPWARDS TOWARDS THE TORCH. TREE ROOTS ARE WRAPPED AROUND THE FEET OF THE FIGURE, WHICH STANDS ON A STONE PLINTH AND FIVE STEPPED BASE. THE INSCRIPTION IS CARVED PROUD ON THE PLINTH.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
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:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
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?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:1923
RolePerformed By
Unveiling UNKNOWN

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
Captain Richard Reginald GouldenSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

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