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Latitude: 55.9194 / 55°55'9"N
Longitude: -4.3334 / 4°20'0"W
OS Eastings: 254276
OS Northings: 672051
OS Grid: NS542720
Mapcode National: GBR 3P.000F
Mapcode Global: WH3NV.DGQY
Entry Name: Drymen Road, War Memorial
Listing Date: 25 April 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396016
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48596
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Bearsden North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Alexander Proudfoot, 1924. Stepped 3-stage, rectangular-plan sandstone ashlar war memorial with statue of winged figure supporting dying man.
Simple base with concave-moulded top giving way to reduced battered 2nd stage with bronze plaques bearing Roll of Honour and worded:
IN EVELASTING REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF FROM THIS DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 and THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
Decorative dark band near top of 2nd stage giving way to bronze winged and draped figure holding in its arms dying man clad only in loincloth (see below).
The winged figure represents "the national consciousness of the sacrifice made by the country's youth, symbolised by the stricken figure in its arms" (McKinlay & Hamilton).
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