SK0394 : Norfolk Square and War Memorial, Glossop

near to Glossop, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Norfolk Square and War Memorial, Glossop
Norfolk Square and War Memorial, Glossop
The War Memorial in Norfolk Square comprises of a stone monument on a multi-stepped base and topped by a statue of an angel holding a laurel wreath (SK0394 : Pro Patria).

The inscription for Word War I is:
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF GLOSSOP WHO IN THE GREAT WAR GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY, 1914-1918.

"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

and for World War II:
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945

There are also four metal plaques carrying the names of Glossop residents who were killed in the two World Wars.
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Monday, 8 October, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 11 October, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0342 9409 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.6142N 1:56.9987W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0342 9406
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