United Kingdom

Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Walton on the Naze

East of England

Walton Road

Pte. H.G. Columbine

Herbert George Columbine VC
Penge, London 1893 - Hervilly Wood, France 1918
private in the 9th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps, British Army during the First World War


Walton on the Naze /  Pte. H.G. Columbine   Walton on the Naze /  Pte. H.G. Columbine


Bronze bust.


Walton on the Naze - Pte. H.G. Columbine

Pte. H.G. Columbine V.C.
Killed in Action
22nd March 1916
He Refused to Retire
when he might have
done so and by his
self sacrifice and
devotion to duty he
was the means of holding
up a large number of
the enemy for four hours

(the year 1916 is wrong)

erected by his
friends and
ever grafefull
memory in the year

this plaque
was affixed in 1957
as a token of the fact
that the memory of a
gallant comrade
is still green in the minds
of the members of the
xixth royal hussars (Queen Alexandras Own)

Sources & Information


Location (N 51°50'52" - E 1°16'0")

Item Code: gbee055; Photograph: 15 August 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt

Your banner here? Click for information.