The Memorial was originally a large obelisk of Portland Stone erected in 1920. After the Second World War the memorial was expanded. The Obelisk was given a surround designed by Sir Edward Maufe which contains 10,098 names. The surround is also made of Portland Stone, with bronze plaques. It has two pavilions; north and south which look out towards Chatham. Along the surround are four Portland Stone statues of sailors. The additional sculpture was by Charles Wheeler and William McMillan.
- William McMillan (Aberdeen 1887 - 1970),
(Mapping of Sculpture).
- Sir Charles Thomas Wheeler KCVO RA (1892 - 1974), British sculptor (Wikipedia).
Sources & Information
Location (N 51°23'1" - E 0°31'55")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: gbse115; Photograph: 15 August 2015
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