Men of the City and County of London WW1 / Men and Women of the City and County of London WW2

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Reference WMO/111821

Address:

Royal Exchange

Threadneedle Street

London

EC3V 3LP

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two bronze statues of soldiers mounted on either side of a white stone column which is surmounted by a bronze lion. The lion holds an armorial shield bearing the relief of St George and the Dragon. On all four sides of the column are carved emblems, with the coat of arms of the City of London on the front, and the County of London on the rear. Each side also features three flags, each topped by a crown and wreath.
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TO THE/ IMMORTAL HONOUR/ OF THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISIONED /OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF LONDON/ WHO SERVED THEIR/ KING AND EMPIRE/ IN THEGREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ THIS MEMORIAL IS/ DEDICATED IN PROUD &/ GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ BY THE CITY AND / THE COUNTY OF LONDON/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE UNVEILED ON NOV. 12TH 1920 BY/ HRH THE DUKE OF YORK/ ON BEHALF OF/ FIELD-MARSHAL HRH/ 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 YEOMANRY/ (LIST OF BTNS)/ ARTILLERY/ (LIST)/ ENGINEERS/ (LIST)/ THE LONDON REGIMENT/ CITY OF LONDON BATTALIONS/ (LIST)

Grade II* (England)

1064714

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