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War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

Image credit: Duncan McDowall / Art UK

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A figure holding a sword in the right hand signifying victory and a torch in the left, supported by cherubs, symbolising peace. The work is set on a massive pedestal base. At the foot are broken instruments of war.
Title

War Memorial

Date

1921

Medium

bronze

Measurements

Plinth: H 360 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

IV30_DM_S013

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Moray Council

Custodian

Moray Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

C (Scotland)

Unveiling date

4th December 1921

Listing date

18/06/82

Access

at all times

Inscription description

THIS MONUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED / TO COMMEMORATE THE GLORIOUS DEAD / BELONGING TO THE CITY AND PARISH / OF ELGIN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE; First World War names on four sides; Second World War names on a wall alongside, distributed across three plaques each with: WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945 / [names in two columns]; fourth plaque: WORLD WAR II 1939-1945 / [names in two columns] / KOREAN WAR 1950-1953 / [names]

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Located at

High Street, Elgin

IV30 1BW

Located in the middle of the Plainstones pedestrianised area.