Gretna Munitions Girls

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Reference WMO/273346

Address:

outside the Richard Greenhow Centre

Central Avenue

Gretna

DG16 5AQ

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Bronze Sculpture of a munitions girl at work, on a grey granite base which surmounts a white granite base. To the south is a metal interpretation board about the background to the statue. To the north is a metal interpretation board showing a town trail, as Gretna (not Gretna Green) was almost entirely built as a garden town for the munitions workers. Unveiled by Andrew Brown of Stranraer & West Sussex, the sculptor
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This Commemorative Statue/was Commissioned by Gretna/and Rigg Community Council in/recognition of the important role of the/munition workers in this area/during WW1/Unveiled 9th August 2016

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