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

Royal Tank Regiment Memorial

 
 
Royal Tank Regiment Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2018
1. Royal Tank Regiment Memorial
Inscription.
From Mud Through Blood, To The Green Fields Beyond

This Memorial Was Unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Colonel-in-Chief Royal Tank Regiment on 13th June 2000

( plaque in front )
Royal Tank Regiment
Memorial Statue
This Memorial Statue depicts the crew of a World War 2 Comet Tank which was issued to this Royal Tank Regiment in 1945.
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

Unveiled by Colonel-in-Chief Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
13 June 2000
Fear Naught

( 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
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 51° 30.366′ N, 0° 7.47′ W. Marker is in
Royal Tank Regiment Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2018
2. Royal Tank Regiment Memorial
( plaque in front )
City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker 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.
 
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.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Royal Tank Regiment Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2018
3. Royal Tank Regiment Memorial
( small plaque in front )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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