Throwback Thursday: Exchange Newsroom War Memorial, Liverpool

This is another monument that stands in a recess of Exchange Flags. The statue is a memorial to the members of the Liverpool Exchange Newsroom who died during the First World War and depicts soldiers ready for battle and a nurse tending to a wounded soldier. Britannia is above overseeing events.

It was originally unveiled in 1924 at Derby House but was moved to its present location in 1953. I particularly love the detail on the soldier’s boots. (Pigeon not part of the sculpture).

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