TQ2980 : Guards Division Memorial, Horse Guards Parade

taken 5 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Guards Division Memorial, Horse Guards Parade
Guards Division Memorial, Horse Guards Parade, taken 5 years ago
The memorial, on Horse Guard Parade, was erected in 1926; dedicated to the five Foot Guards regiments of the Great War. The figures were cast from guns taken from Germans during the Great War.

The inscription is:
"To the Glory of God. And in the memory of the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Guardsmen of His Majesty's Regiments of Foot Guards who gave their lives for their King and Country during the Great War 1914-1918 and of the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers , Men of the Household Cavalry, Royal Regiment of Artillery Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps and other Units while serving the Guard's Division in France and Belgium 1915-1918, fell with them in the fight for the World's Freedom."

"This Memorial also Commemorates All Those Members of the Household Division who died in the Second World War and in the Service of their Country since 1918".
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Tuesday, 15 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 20 May, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2991 8004 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2623N 0:7.7781W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2994 8003
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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