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Great Britain
Portsmouth
Portsmouth

South East England

Clarence Esplanade

Young Soldier of WWII

Vivien Mallock
1997

Portsmouth /  Young Soldier of WWII   Portsmouth /  Young Soldier of WWII

Description

Bronze statue of a soldier sitting on an old jerry can, contemplating a letter in one hand while he cradles his rifle in the other.

Inscription(s)

A SOLDIER OF
WORLD WAR TWO
decades of easy peace may go their way
and tide and time, may drift us far apart,
but you who share our savage yesterday
will hold the highest places in our heart

this statue was erected
from donations made by
veterans, organisations, individuals
and the business community

unveiled
4th june 1997
by
hrh the duke of kent, kg

Signature

Vivien Mallock

Annotation

Outside the D-Day Museum.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 50°46'47" - W 1°5'22")

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