United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

BURGH OF CLYDEBANK

Our Ref: 44686

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Address

CLYDEBANK TOWN HALL
HALL ST
CLYDEBANK
STRATHCLYDE
Scotland
G81 1XH
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Other Location Details:

Town Hall located on Dumbarton Rd and Hall St

OS Map Ref:NS 495 707

Inscription

Left: (Names)
Middle: THE/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ 1914 1918/ 1939 - 1945/
THIS SHRINE/ WITH THE/ CLOCK AND CHIMES/ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF CLYDEBANK/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WARS/ NON OMNIS MORIAR
Right: (Names)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
WallSTONE - HEWORTH BURNSTONE   Good
PEDESTALMARBLE - BLACK   Good
FIGUREBRONZE2134  Good
Bell    Unknown
CLOCK    Unknown
TabletsMARBLE - BLACK   Good

Physical Description

Robed female figure symbolising peace, holding in her left hand a greek lamp, from the centre of which issues a little love which fills the heart of man. With her right hand she shelters love. Figure is gilded and set in a floodlit marble lined recess in the external wall of the Town Hall. Also a clock and carillon of bells in the municipal tower. Tablets with WW1 and WW2 names are either side of the figure.

Recess flanked by pilasters. Engraved palm leaves above recess.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
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:0
Served & Returned0
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

Maintenance

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

WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

2009: Black marble tablets with WW1 and WW2 names installed either side of the female figure.

Ceremonies

Date:07 JUNE 1931
RolePerformed By
UnveiledLORD LIEUTENANT OF DUNBARTONSHIRE
Date:08 November 2009
RolePerformed By
Unveiled 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:c £2000
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
WALTER HENRY GILBERTSculptor
MR J MILLARDDesigner
MESSRS JOHN EMERY AND SONSBuilder

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Name tablets erected to commemorate service personnel from Clydebank who lost their lives during active service with the armed forces.

Comments: 
Photographs:4
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:Yes
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
Other website http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/community-and-living/war-memorials/
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