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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Guards Division Memorial

 
 
Guards Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Guards Division Memorial
Inscription.
( east face )
To the Glory of God and in Memory of the Officers Warrant Officers Non Commissioned Officers & Guardsmen of His Majesty’s Regiments of Foot Guards Who Gave Their Lives for Their King and Country During the Great War 1914 – 1918 and of the Officers Warrant Officers Non Commissioned Officers & Guardsmen of the Household Cavalry Royal Regiment of Artillery Corps of the Royal Engineers Royal Army Service Corps Royal Army Medical Corps and Other Units Who While Serving With the Guards Division in France & Belgium 1915 – 1918 Fell With Them in the Fight for the World’s Freedom

This Monument
Was Erected By Their Friends And Comrades

This Memorial Also Commemorates All Those Members Of The Household Division Who Died In The Second World War And In The Service Of Their Country Since 1918

( west face )
Mons · Retreat From Mons · Landrecies · Marne 1914 · Aisne 1914 · Ypres 1914 · Langemark 1914 · Gheluvelt · Nonnebosschen · Givenchy 1914 · Cuinchy · Neuve Chapelle · Aubers · Festubert 1915 · Loos · Mt Sorrel · Somme 1916 · Ginchy · Lesboeues · Baers-Courcelette · Morval · Ypres 1917 · Pilckem · Menin Road · Poelcappelle · Passchendale · Cambrai 1917 · Bourlon Wood · Gouzeaucourt · Somme 1918 · St Quentin · Bapaume 1918 · Arras
Guards Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Guards Division Memorial
( east face )
1918 · Lys · Hazebrouck · Albert 1918 · Scarre 1918 · Drocourt-Queant · Mandenburg Line · Mavrincourt · Canal Du Nord · Cambrai 1918 · Selle · Sambre · Yaubeuge · France & Flanders 1914-1918

( south face )
Divisional Troops · Sqn 1st Life Guards · Cyclist Company 2nd Life Guards & Royal Horse Gds · Div Artillery 61 74 75 & 76 Brigades RFA · Trench Mortar Batts RA · Div Amn Column · Div Engineers 75 & 76 Field Coys RE · Div Signal Company · RASC 11 124 168 & 436 Coys · Mechanical Transport Company RAMC 3rd 4th & 9th Field Ambulances Detachment RAOC · 46 Mobile Sec RAVC · Det Military Police
( north face )
Headquarters Guards Division · 1st Guards brigade 2nd Bn Grenadier Gds 2nd 3rd Bns Coldstream Gds 1st
Irish Gds · 2nd Guards brigade 3rd Bn Grenadier Gds 1st Bn Coldstream Gds 1st Bn Scots Guards 2nd Bn Irish Guards 3rd Guards brigade 1st & 4th Bns Grenadier Gds 2nd Bn Scots Gds · 1st Bn Welsh Guards · BDE Trench Mortars · Pioneer Battalion · 4th Bn Coldstream Gds · 4th Battalion Guards Machine Gun Regiment
 
Location. 51° 30.269′ N, 0° 7.771′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Horse Guards Road and The Mall, on the right when traveling south on Horse Guards Road. Touch for map.
Guards Division Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
3. Guards Division Memorial Marker
( west face )
Located across from the Horse Guards Parade Ground. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England SW1A 2AD, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horse Guards Parade (within shouting distance of this marker); For His Majesty's Pleasure (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pelicans of St Jame's Park (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Turkish Gun (about 150 meters away); The Cádiz Memorial (about 150 meters away); Royal Artillery South Africa Memorial (about 150 meters away); Duck Island Cottage (about 150 meters away); Captain James Cook (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Guards Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
4. Guards Division Memorial
( south face )
Guards Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
5. Guards Division Memorial

( north face )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 27, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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