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Field Marshal Earl Roberts of Kandahar

Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
Cawnpore, British India 1832 - St. Omer, France 1914
one of the most successful British military commanders of his time
(Wikipedia)
Harry Bates & Henry Poole
1923

London /  Field Marshal Earl Roberts of Kandahar   London /  Field Marshal Earl Roberts of Kandahar

Description

Equestrian statue.

It is a smaller replica of Bates' statue in Calcutta of 1898. The replica was made by Henry Poole.

Inscription(s)

ROBERTS

FIELD-MARSHAL
EARL ROBERTS, V.C.
K.G., K.P., C.G.B., O.M.
G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., V.D.
BORN IN INDIA 1832
DIED IN FRANCE 1914
COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF
IN INDIA 1885-1893
COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF
OF THE BRITISH ARMY

1901-1904
indian mutiny 1857-8
umbeyla 1863 · abyssinia 1868
lushai 1871-72 · afghanistan 1878-80
burma 1886 · south africa 1900

Signature

harry bates a.r.a.

London - Field Marshal Earl Roberts of Kandahar

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Location (N 51°30'16" - W 0°7'38")

Item Code: gblo221; Photograph: 18 March 2019
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