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Age Shall Not Weary Them statue

Age Shall Not Weary Them statue
Age Shall Not Weary Them

Public Art: Age Shall Not Weary Them statue

Sculptor: © Greg James

Date Unveiled: Saturday 25th of April, 2015

Description: The bronze statue depicts a young man in civilian clothing sitting on the steps of the Fallen Soldier Memorial. Beside him lies a diggers hat. It is unclear if the hat is his or of someone he knew. The figure looks down at the hat in quiet contemplation. He casts a lonely figure from a distance.

Location: The Age Shall Not Weary Them statue can be found sitting on the steps of the Fallen Soldier Memorial on Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia.

Age Shall Not Weary Them statue

Inscription:

Age Shall Not Weary Them

Sculptor: Greg James

This sculpture reflects the life, thoughts and deep contemplation of many young men during World War One. The starting point of many stories, it aims to provoke thought and highlight the impact of war on the Subiaco community.

Unveiled on Saturday 25 April 2015 to commemorate the ANZAC Centenary by City of Subiaco RSL Sub-Branch

The project was partially funded under the Australian Government’s ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program.

Background: The Fallen Soldiers Memorial was erected in 1923 to commemorate the residents of Subiaco who lost their lives in World War I.

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