Alnwick War Memorial
Type War Memorial , War Memorial
War memorial wth statues. Three bronze figures with reversed rifles: sailor (south west), airman with cap (south east), soldier with tin helmet and backpack (north) stand at the corners of a traingular pedestal with chamfered corners. From the latter a Doric column rises with an elaborate bronze and glass lantern on top.
The overall cost of the memorial was in excess of £2000. The figures cost £120 to be moulded and £200 to be cast. The bronze tablet cost £250 and the lamp £200.(1). The builder was John Green, Senior.
Bronze plaque with raised lettering on the north face: [189 names]
Incised Roman lettering on south face: THIS COLUMN OF REMEMBRANCE / IS DEDICATED TO THE MEN OF / ALNWICK WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WARS OF 1914-18 AND / 1939-45 / We will remember them
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