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The World War Memorial in Memory Grove.

The circular classic styled memorial is composed of eight peripteral doric columns rendered in granite. The colonade supports a circular entablature composed of an architrave, wide frieze and cornice, above which is found a carved crown molding rendered in a floral motif. The entablature supports no dome allowing light to penetrate to the central interior of the monument via the round opening which the entablature forms. The colonade rests on a round three-stepped base of granite.

‘The central focal point of the monument is a centrally located octagonal shaft which supports an urn. Around the flat sides of the shaft are bronze plaques bearing the names of war dead. Radiating out from the base of the shaft Is a star form composed of random shapes of marble set into the floor.