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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Victoria
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
JOHN TWEED
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th July 1925
    Attended by: FM HRH Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2217
Current location

Junction of Grosvenor Gardens and Hobart Place
Lower Grosvenor Garden
Grosvenor Gardens
Victoria
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1W 0BD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 28724 79301
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A helmeted soldier with rifle surmounts pedestal in centre of curved screen, at ground level to the left - figure of rifleman of 1806, to the right - officer of 1800.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ 11575/ OFFICERS/ WARRANT OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED/ OFFICERS/ AND RIFLEMEN/ OF THE/ RIFLE BRIGADE/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918
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
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 2250mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • The Rifle Brigade War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Westminster City Council
Reference
  • Departments WM 1209/WM1200/Q42411/Q42412
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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