Keys to the Past

War Memorial Statue, in front of the Town Hall, St John's Chapel (St. John's Chapel)

War Memorial, St John's Chapel 2003
War Memorial, St John's Chapel 2003

War Memorial, St John's Chapel 2003
War Memorial, St John's Chapel 2003

Photograph to right of War Memorial Statue, St John's Chapel 2016
Photograph to right of War Memorial Statue, St John's Chapel 2016

Photograph of War Memorial Statue, St John's Chapel 2016
Photograph of War Memorial Statue, St John's Chapel 2016

Photograph to left of War Memorial Statue, St John's Chapel 2016
Photograph to left of War Memorial Statue, St John's Chapel 2016

Marble statue of a soldier in the D.L.I. field service uniform with bowed head, leaning on a rifle. He stands on a square column with two deep pedestals resting on two steps. On the right side of the main column there is a panel with the dates and names relating to WW2 whilst on the left side there is panel bearing the names of seven airmen who lost their lives at Green Laws, 1943. Originally unveiled and dedicated in 1922 with additions in 1947. (1-5)

The Town Hall behind is known to have contained a First World War roll of honour dedicated to those who fell, placed there in 1921, but it is not known if it survived a serious fire in 1952. (2-3)

Reference number:D36871
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1277222



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