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London Troops War Memorial

Alfred Drury
1919-20

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Description

Portland stone plinth surmounted by a lion holding a medaillon of St. George and the dragon. On either side is a statue of a soldier, one young, the other middle-aged.

Inscription(s)

London - London Troops War Memorial

to the
immortal honour
of the officers
non-commissioned
officers and men
of london
who served their
king and empire
in the great war
1914 - 1919
this memorial is
dedicated in proud &
grateful recognition
by the city and
county of london

their name liveth
for evermore

unveiled on nov 12th 1920
by h r h the duke of york
on behalf of
field marshal h r h
the duke of connaught
k.g., k.t., k.p.

and albeit many units
named hereon
have changed in
designation and role
we honour and
remember the men
and women who served
in all the units of
the city and county
of london in the war of
1939 - 1945

London - London Troops War Memorial

raised by public subscription
at the mansion house in the
peace year 1919 during the
mayoralty of col. the rt. hon.
sir horace brooks marshall
k.c.v.o., ll.d.

Signature

(both statues) a. drury r.a. 20

Annotation

The monument was designed by Aston Webb.
On the east face there is a list of fighting units. We have photos of this list. Contact us if you want to see these lists.

London - London Troops War Memorial

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 51°30'48" - W 0°5'17")

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