Citizens of Salisbury - WW1 and WW2

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Reference WMO120454

Address:

Guildhall Square

Market Place

Salisbury

SP1 1JH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Marble
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Post-1945 War or Conflict
About the memorial: The Salisbury memorial was dedicated on the 12th February 1922 by Reverend W R F Addison V.C. (a World War I chaplain) and unveiled by Lieutenant T. E. Adlam V.C. It was designed by H H Martyn & Co.and is formed of a low curved Portland stone screen wall displaying six bronze plaques with names and a decorative arched central pediment with dedicatory plaques. Surmounting the arched central pediment is a bronze sculpture depicting a lion reclining on top of a collection of trophies. The ends of the screen wall are surmounted by lanterns. The memorial is Grade II listed and has as its backdrop the Grade II* Listed Guildhall. The dedicatory plaques on the memorial read: 'In Honour And Remembrance Of The Citizens Of Salisbury Who Served Who Fought Who Died For Freedom Home And Humanity 1914-1919' 'For Your Tomorrow We Gave Our Today We Honour All Those Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of The Country In The Second World War And All Conflicts Since We Will Remember Them' The memorial is cared for by Salisbury City Council
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'In Honour And Remembrance Of The Citizens Of Salisbury Who Served Who Fought Who Died For Freedom Home And Humanity 1914-1919' 'For Your Tomorrow We Gave Our Today We Honour All Those Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of The Country In The Second World War And All Conflicts Since We Will Remember Them'

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Grade II (England)

1400920

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