CAVALRY OF THE EMPIRE - WW1

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Reference WMO112146

Address:

Hyde Park

London

W1J 7NT

England

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Type: Freestanding
Description: Allegory (eg: Victory)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The memorial was unveiled on 21st May 1924 on its original site at the Stanhope Gate entrance to Hyde Park. The original site had a classical backdrop by Sir John Burnett for the sculpture produced by A Jones. The memorial commemorates the cavalry from Britain and the Empire who fell in World War I. The memorial was moved in 1960 when Park Lane was widened to its current location.
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Erected by the Cavalry of the Empire in memory of Comrades who gave their lives in the War 1914 1919 also in the war 1939 1945 and on active service thereafter

Grade II (England)

1278118

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