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The Machine Gun Corps Memorial

The Machine Gun Corps Memorial,  is located on the north side of the traffic island at Hyde Park Corner near the Wellington Arch. The memorial is also known as “The Boy David” as it depicts a 2.7m bronze statue of a nude David by Francis Derwent Wood.  The figure … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Memorial Gates

I did not realise the significance of this memorial at the time because there were just so many others in the immediate area. But with hindsight this is really an important memorial. The Commonwealth Memorial Gates commemorate the armed forces … Continue reading

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