LondonLife: Lest We Forget…

November 12, 2013

RTR-Memorial

The Royal Tank Regiment Memorial in Whitehall is among the many war memorials in London – poignant reminders of what the nation stopped to remember on Remembrance Sunday. The work of Vivien Mallock, this particular memorial was unveiled on the corner of Whitehall Court and Whitehall Place by Queen Elizabeth II in June, 2000. The memorial shows the crew of a World War II Comet tank including a commander, loader, gunner, hull machine gunner and driver. For more on the regiment, see www.royaltankregiment.com.

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One Response to “LondonLife: Lest We Forget…”


  1. Victorian memorials were often of heartbroken mothers or broken soldiers’ bodies. Heartbreaking.

    Inter war, deco memorials were less representational and more geometric.

    Now you are showing proud and confident young men. Look how much we have changed.

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