City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
Royal Tank Regiment Memorial
Colonel-in-Chief Royal Tank Regiment on 13th June 2000
( plaque in front )
The Comet had a Crew of Five, Commander, Gunner, Loader, Hull Machine Gunner, Driver
It was equipped with a 77mm high velocity gun and powered by a 600 horse power Rolls Royce Engine
The Comet proved to be highly effective against enemy tanks of the day.
Hull Machine Gunner Tank Commander Loader Gunner Driver
13 June 2000
( small plaque in front )
In Tribute to the Crewmen who have Served in the Heavy Section and Heavy Branch Machine Gun Corps the Tank Corps, Royal Tank Corps and Royal Tank Regiment since Tanks were First Used in Combat at Flers 15th September 1916
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 51° 30.366′ N, 0° 7.47′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Memorial is at the intersection of Whitehall Place and Whitehall Ct, on the right when traveling west on Whitehall Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England SW1A 2HE, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Herman Melville (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Gurkha Soldier (about 120 meters away); William Tyndale (about 120 meters away); Samuel Plimsoll (about 120 meters away); Sir Joseph Bazalgette CB (about 150 meters away); Benjamin Franklin (about 180 meters away); Queen Mary's Steps, Whitehall Palace (about 180 meters away); George, Duke of Cambridge (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.