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Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
(born Prince Louis of Battenberg, Windsor 1900 - Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland 1979)
British Royal Navy officer and statesman
(Wikipedia)
Franta Bělský
1983

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Description

Bronze statue of Earl Mountbatten wearing a naval uniform.

Inscription(s)

Text on the faces of the pedestal, repeated twice on stone plaques at the gates to the green:
admiral of the fleet
the earl mountbatten
of burma
kg pc gcb om gcsi
gcie gcvo dso frs
1900-1979
chief of combined operations
1941-1943
supreme allied commander
south east asia
1943-1946
last viceroy of india
1947
governor general of india
after independence
1947-1948
first sea lord
1955-1959
chief of the defence staff
1959-1965

Signature

(not visible)

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'12" - W 0°7'43")

Item Code: gblo224; Photograph: 18 March 2019
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