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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
City Of Westminster
Town
St Johns Wood
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Charles Leonard Hartwell ARA
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th November 1936
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11591
Current location

JUNCTION OF PRINCE ALBERT RD AND PARK RD IN CENTRE OF TRAFFIC ROUNDABOUT
Prince Albert Rd
St Johns Wood
City Of Westminster
Greater London
NW8
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 260 820
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE STATUE OF ST GEORGE IN FULL ARMOUR ON HORSEBACK SLAYING DRAGON. ARMS OF THE BOROUGH OF ST MARY LE BONE IN STONE ABOVE INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
A GRATEFUL TRIBUTE/ TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF/SAINT MARY-LE-BONE/ WHO BY THEIR/ SERVICE AND SACRIFICE/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ FREELY PLAYED THEIR PART/ IN THE GREAT WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL WITH SCULPTURE OF ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
According to Arthur Byron's London Statues the statue was presented in 1907 by Sigismund Goetze. It became a war memorial (with inscription) in 1936. Sigismund Goetze specified that he did not want an unveiling ceremony.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Image Library NIWM Published:CONSTABLE 1981 LONDON
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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