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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

War Memorial

Summary

Type War Memorial

     The sculpture depicts a soldier in World War I uniform with a cap on his head and carrying a haversack, a helmet and a water bottle on his back. He stands with arms reversed.
         

Inscriptions

on plaque on side away from bridge: IN GRATEFUL/AND UNDYING MEMORY/OF THE VALIANT MEN/OF IRON BRIDGE/WHO LAID DOWN/THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914 1918/"WE THANK OUR GOD UPON/EVERY REMEMBRANCE OF YOU" on front face: THE CHURCH CLOCK/WAS ILLUMINATED/AS A MEMORIAL/TO THE FOLLOWING MEN OF/IRONBRIDGE WHO LOST THEIR/LIVES DURING THE 1939-1945 WAR/(10 names)

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Sculpture Bronze Lifesize
Plinth Stone, with attached bronze plaques None

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
SAtwIBxx001 BM
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road High Street
Precise location opposite the Square, next to the original Iron Bridge
A-Z ref None
OS ref SJ673034
Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by Erected by public subscription
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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