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Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial
Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial

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A tall square slightly tapering column with a niche in the centre. A base and pedestal is inset into the niche with a classical style bronze figure (Repentance – a young man dressed in a toga and laurel wreath) placed on top of it. The whole stands on a base with railed section at the front, probably to accommodate wreaths. There is dedicatory inscription carved at the top of the square column and names listed on two plaques placed on the front face of the pedestal and pedestal tall square slightly tapering column with niche in the centre. A wreath is carved into the stone either side of the top of the niche. l base. A wreath is carved into the stone either side of the top of the niche.
Title

Men of the Parish of Olrig War Memorial

Date

1925

Medium

bronze & stone

Accession number

KW14_WA_S053

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Castletown and District Community Council

Custodian

Castletown and District Community Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

29th August 1925

Access

at all times

Inscription description

SACRED TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO DIED / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / (Names) / 1939 - 1945 / (Names)

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Located at

Main Street, Castletown

KW14 8TU

By main A836 road in middle of village of Castletown.