Royal Artillery Memorial, Hyde Park Corner, London, 1925 (c)
Photograph postcard by Wildt and Kray, 1925 (c).
The memorial is dedicated to the remembrance of all ranks of the Royal Regiment of Artillery who lost their lives during the First World War (1914-1918). It was designed by the sculptor Charles Sargeant Jagger (1885-1935) and the architect Lionel Godfrey Pearson (1879-1953). The memorial was unveiled by Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn on 18 October 1925. It consists of a monumental sculpture in stone of a howitzer on a large plinth, with stone reliefs and four bronze figures of Royal Artillery personnel. Jagger was a veteran of World War One and received the Military Cross for gallantry. He was wounded at Gallipoli and on the Western Front.
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