Bronze figure of Youth, represented by a young boy, feet encircled by thorns, hands upstretched to grasp a fiery cross. The figure of Youth is symbolic of self-sacrifice and devotion. His hand grasping the cross enveloped in flame suggests triumph of the spirit over bodily suffering. The thorns at his feet represent the difficulties in the path of life overcome.
TO THE GLORIOUS
MEMORY OF THE
PEOPLE OF DOVER
WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE
AND IN ALL OTHER
was erected by public
subscription - funds
collected for dover
prisoners of war being
also given as a thank
offering by those who
Unveiled 5 November 1924 by Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes.
War memorial - list of names
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- Richard Reginald Goulden (Dover 1877 - 1932),
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Location (N 51°7'40" - E 1°18'33")
Item Code: gbse083; Photograph: 13 August 2015
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