Bronze statue, on a pedestal with two bronze vignettes of the trenches of World War I and one of the Battle of Zutphen, showing the wounded Sidney. It is placed in the semicircular World War II monument.
The trenches of World War I
Scene at the Battle of Zutphen, when the wounded Sidney gave up his cup of water to a dying soldier
Front of pedestal:
scholæ meæ alvmnos agnosco
bronze vignette of the trenches of World War I
school coat of arms
Back of pedestal:
bronze vignette showing the scene at the Battle of Zutphen
On the sides and below the Battle of Zutphen vignette list of names of Salopian who fell in World War I (photos available on request)
AGWalker sc. / 1923
a.b. burton / founder
The vignettes are signed with monogram AGW
- Arthur George Walker RA (Hackney, London 1861 - 1939), English sculptor and painter
Sources & Information
Location (N 52°42'8" - W 2°45'47")
Item Code: gbwm017; Photograph: 24 October 2009
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