The Trafalgar Way

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Reference WMO199715

Address:

Old Admiralty Building

Whitehall

London

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
About the memorial: Two plaques record the arrival of the news of the battle of Trafalgar, separately the laying of Lord Nelson's body overnight in the building prior to his funeral, and coincidentally a reference to Second World War damage repairs.
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Erected by the Admiralty Board of the Defence Council on 9th September 2005 / to mark the inauguration of The Trafalgar Way from Falmouth to London / and / to honour the 18,425 men who fought at Trafalgar / for the Freedom and Independence of this nation.

Napoleon Bonaparte, Vice Admiral Lord Nelson, Lieutenant John Richards Lapenotiere, Secretary of the Admiralty William Marsden.

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