Helensburgh

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Reference WMO/116784

Address:

Hermitage Park

Sinclair Street

Helensburgh

G84 7RT

Scotland

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Granite
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Large sandstone monument surmounted by a dome. There is a decorative bronze wreath around the dome which is open and supported on arched pillars. The memorial commemorates the fallen of World War I and II and has list of the fallen incised on red granite plaques. The memorial is located within ornamental gardens and are surrounded by rubble enclosure walls with ornate metal gates and railings. On the gates are wreaths containing the dates 1914, 1919, 1939 and 1945. The memorial is Category A listed and the list description attributes the memorial to A N Paterson. It was unveiled on 25 June 1922.
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On the frieze: These are they of this place who gave their lives in the Great War On the altar: Let those who come after see to it that their names are not forgotten

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LB34872

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