Arthur the War Horse
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- Metal Iron
- First World War (1914-1918)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
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ARTHUR THE WAR HORSE/ THIS SILHOUETTE, OF THE WAR HORSE, COMMEMORATES THE PASSING OF 100 YEARS SINCE THE END OF THE GREAT WAR. IT PAYS HOMAGE, NOT ONLY TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE FOR OUR FREEDOM, BUT ALSO, OVER 8 MILLION FORGOTTEN LIVES OF THE HORSES, MULES AND DONKEYS THAT WENT, UNKNOWINGLY AND WITHOUT OBJECTION, TO SUPPORT OUR FORECES IN A TIME OF NEED./ THIS SILHOUETTE IS A REPRESENTATION OF THE FIRST NATIONAL MONUMENT DEDICATED TO THE HORSES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, WHICH STANDS IN ASCOT./ THE PURPLE POPPY MOTIF IS IN SUPPORT OF THE MILITARY AND EQUINE CHARITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MEMORIAL APPEAL./ LEST WE FORGET/ THANKS MUST BE GIVEN TO THE FRIENDS OF THE PLOUGH PH FOR THEIR HELP IN PLACING THE SILHOUETTE. PHIL TURNER OF IVANHOE FORGE AND AUSTIN BARNES OF UNICRON SHEET METAL, WHO HAVE DONATED THEIR TIME, EXPERTISE AND MATERIALS TO THIS LASTING PROJECT.