TL4557 : War Memorial, Hills Rd

taken 3 years ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

War Memorial, Hills Rd
War Memorial, Hills Rd
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Cambridge War Memorial
At the crossroads of Hills Road and Station Road in Cambridge stands the Cambridge War Memorial. It shows a soldier striding in the direction of the town whilst looking back towards the station. Titled ‘The Homecoming’, the statue was designed to represent victory and to honour all of the Cambridgeshire men who had served in the war.
The statue was unveiled to the public at 3pm on Monday 3 July 1922 by Duke of York, who was visiting Cambridge for an agricultural show. The Memorial is the work of the Canadian sculptor Dr Robert Tait Mackenzie.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 September, 2014
Geographical Context
People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4573 5735 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.7079N 0:7.8422E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4575 5736
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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