Cyril Richard "Rick" Rescorlas Memorial Hayle, Cornwall,UK
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N 50° 11.136 W 005° 25.290
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Quick Description: Cyril Richard "Rick" Rescorlas was raised in the town of Hayle United Kingdom. who moved and worked in on of the twin tower.The town dedicated a Stone memorial with a Bronze plaque with a bird in fligh above
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/2/2019 6:42:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM10G1T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Reports came back to the UK of Rick's selfless acts of heroism assisting with the evacuation of many.
Giving his life in the process.
Rick is one of many "hero's" on that terrible day. A day which has been etched into all our minds.
The senseless loss of life through terrorism
The memorial was placed along the side walk overlooking the towns old harbour.
The the bronze bird on the memorial stone. I was not able to establish what breed of bird the sculptor or indeed the intent was to be "just a bird in flight", However, at the time of my visit I felt that the breed of the sculpted bird could have been. The Golden Eagle (Bird of America), A Chough (Bird of Cornwall) or A Dove ( A bird of peace). Either way it was very moving to visit the site and to further research one of the many, many brave selfless hero's who gave their own lives trying to save others, on that day.
Private or Public Monument?: Private

Text on the memorial:
Cyril Richard "Rick" Rescorlas Hayle 1939-2001 New York Rick gave his life in the terrorist attack On the World Trade Centre, New York September 11th 2001 While directing nthe evacuation his actions on the day saved over 2700 lives "Greater love hath no man"

Physical address of memorial:
Copperhouse Pool Walk
Hayle, Cornwall United Kingdom

Website for more information: [Web Link]

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Name of organization that built the memorial: Not listed

Additional coordinates: Not Listed

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