Douglas War Memorial is approximately 50 feet (15 m) high and has a stone base rising in four steps, upon which is a tall column of Manx granite, surmounted by the three ton figure of a soldier called "The Manxman". It was designed to have a flower garden and guard rail surrounding it and stands on what was once a bandstand area.The front facade features sculptures of a wreath and holy cross. Rolls of names and copper vases for flowers are affixed to the base.
The monument was designed by Ewart Crellin (1887–1950) while sculptures were carved by Harry Hems & Co. of Exeter, Devon, England. The monument was erected in May 1924.
The monument was dedicated only to the fallen members of World War I due to the date of its design and introduction. Names of fallen World War II members were later incorporated into the statue. (Information from Wikipedia).
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