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Historical Markers and War Memorials in City of Westminster

 
“Swiss Court” Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
“Swiss Court” Marker
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — “Swiss Court”
On 15 April 1991, on the occasion of the Swiss Confederation, the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor David Avery named this area “Swiss Court” as a token of the lasting friendship between Switzerland and the . . . — Map (db m117772) HM
2United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — 1987 Great Storm
In the early hours of Friday 16 October 1987 a great storm struck South East England. In four violent hours London lost 250,000 trees. Its skyline changed for ever. The Evening Standard launched a tree appeal and this English oak, placed here a . . . — Map (db m122247) HM
3United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — A History of Golden Square
The name Golden Square would appear to originate from Gelding Close which referred to the land being used for the grazing of horses. A building licence was granted for the land in 1673 and development proceeded initiated by two speculators, John . . . — Map (db m111770) HM
4United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — A History of Mount Street GardensFormer burial ground of the parish of St. George's, Hanover Square
Mount Street Gardens was first laid out as a public garden in 1889-90 on the site of a former burial ground belonging to the parish of St. George Hanover Square. Mount Street takes its name from Mount Field, which included Oliver's Mount, the . . . — Map (db m121347) HM
5United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Admiral Edward Russell
Here Lived and Died Admiral Edward Russell Earl of Orford Born 1653 Died 1727 — Map (db m118783) HM
6United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding
Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding was Commander-in-Chief of Fighter Command, Royal Air Force, from its formation in 1936 until November 1940. He was thus responsible for the preparation for and the conduct of the Battle of Britain. With remarkable . . . — Map (db m111385) HM WM
7United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park (1892 - 1975)Defender of London 1940
Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park commanded Number 11 Group Fighter Command which defended London and South East England successfully during the Battle of Britain Responsible for the hour by hour decisions of 11 Group New Zealander Keith Park . . . — Map (db m111059) HM WM
8United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Alan Brooke
. . . — Map (db m117921) HM WM
9United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Andrew Young
In Memory Of Andrew Young F S I First Valuer to the London County Council 1889 — 1914 He Laboured to Beautify The London He Loved — Map (db m118774) HM
10United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Animals In War
This monument is dedicated to all the animals that served and died alongside British and Allied Forces in wars and campaigns throughout time They had no choice Many and various animals were employed to support British and Allied Forces in . . . — Map (db m121337) WM
11United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ann Oldfield1683 - 1730
Actress First occupant of this house 1725-1730 — Map (db m110232) HM
12United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Anthony Trollope(1815-1882)
Novelist Lived Here — Map (db m109080) HM
13United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Apollo TheatreTheatreland - Heart of the Perforning Arts in London
Originally intended for musicals, the Apollo Theatre opened in 1901 with a farce called the 'Belle of Bohemia'. A popular policy of musicals, drama and comedy has continued to the present day. Notable long-runs in recent years include . . . — Map (db m121302) HM
14United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Augustus Pitt-Rivers
Lieutenant General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers 1827-1900 Anthropologist and Archaeologist lived here — Map (db m118103) HM
15United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Australian War Memorial
Whatever burden you are to carry We also will shoulder that burden Australia   United Kingdom 1914   1918 1939   1945 This Memorial Honours The Commitment Of Australians Who served alongside Britain and her Allies In defence of . . . — Map (db m118093) WM
16United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Bali Bombings Memorial
In Memory of the 202 Innocent People Killed by an Act of Terrorism in Kuta on the Island of Bali, Indonesia on the 12th of October 2002 The British Citizens Lost Are Here Lovingly Remembered ( the names and ages of those lost are . . . — Map (db m118023) HM
17United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benedict Arnold
Major General Benedict Arnold American Patriot resided here from 1796 until his death June 14, 1801 — Map (db m109141) HM
18United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benjamin Disraeli
Here lived Benjamin Disraeli Earl of Beaconsfield From 1839 To 1873 — Map (db m121338) HM
19United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benjamin Franklin(1706-1790)
lived here — Map (db m109506) HM
20United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benny Green
Musician Writer Broadcaster Benny Green 1927-1998 lived here 1932-1962 — Map (db m115329) HM
21United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Bomber Command Memorial
The fighters are our salvation but the bombers alone provide the means of victory Winston Churchill · September 1940 This memorial is dedicated to the 55,573 airmen from the United Kingdom British Commonwealth & Allied Nations who served . . . — Map (db m118090) WM
22United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Boys of St. Martin’s School
Boys of St. Martin’s School Rest in Peace A. Askew · R. McMillan · W.C.A. Payne · W. Padwick · E.W. Rundle · C. Stone · W.T. Messenger · W.R.J. Price · W.F. Boulter M.M · W. Briggs · W.F. Marsh · C.W. Pratt · E.J. Gilmore · H. Yeates · G. . . . — Map (db m122249) WM
23United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Brigade of GuardsCrimean War Memorial
To the Memory of 2162 Officers Non-Comd. Officers and Privates of the Brigade of Guards Who Fell During the War with Russia In 1854-56 Erected by their comrades — Map (db m117833) WM
24United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Britain In Bloom
Britain In Bloom London Regional Trophy 1971 Presented By The London Tourist Board To The City of Westminster Winner Of The Above Award And Planted By The Right Worshipful The Lord Mayor Councillor John Wells On 7th January 1972 . . . — Map (db m117966) HM
25United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — British Broadcasting Company Studios
From 1923 to 1932 The Studios and Offices of The British Broadcasting Company And its Successor The British Broadcasting Corporation Were in this Building — Map (db m117970) HM
26United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Broad Street Pump
The Red Granite kerbstone marks the site of the historic BROAD STREET PUMP associated with Dr. John Snow's discovery in 1854 that Cholera is conveyed by water — Map (db m145183) HM
27United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Bush HouseBBC Heritage Trail
International radio, television and online content made here 1941-2012 — Map (db m111183) HM
28United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Canada MemorialMémorial du Canada
Lest we forget … to whom this memorial is dedicated. Designed by Canadian sculptor Pierre Granche and unveiled by Her Majesty The Queen in 1994, this memorial pays tribute to the nearly one million Canadian and Newfoundland men and women who . . . — Map (db m118062) WM
29United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Canaletto
Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697 - 1768) Venetian Painter
lived here — Map (db m110190) HM
30United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Canterbury Province New Zealand
In March 1848 on this site formerly 41 Charing Cross the Canterbury Association met and planned the settlement of the province founded on the 16 December 1850 by English settlers led by John Robert Godley. — Map (db m118029) HM
31United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Captain James Cook
R.N.   F.R.S. Born 1728     Died 1779 Circumnavigator of the Globe · Explorer of the Pacific Ocean · He laid the Foundations of The British Empire in Austrailia and New Zealand Charted the Shores of Newfoundland and Traversed the Ocean Gates . . . — Map (db m117785) HM
32United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cardinal Wiseman
Cardinal Wiseman
(1802-1865) lived here — Map (db m111724) HM
33United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cavendish Square
Cavendish Square was planned in 1717 as the centrepiece of the new Marylebone estate of Edward Harley, Earl of Oxford and Mortimer. The square is named after Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holies, his wife, through whom he succeeded to the manor of . . . — Map (db m111731) HM
34United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charing Cross
The Charing Cross Monument is modeled on an early midieval commemorative cross erected by King Edward I for his Queen Eleanor I of Castile (1246-90). Twelve crosses marked the journey of her funeral cortege from Harby near Lincoln where she died, . . . — Map (db m117766) HM
35United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Bridgeman
Landscape Gardener lived here 1723-1738 — Map (db m110225) HM
36United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Edmund Peczenik1877 - 1967
Architect Lived here — Map (db m111701) HM
37United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles G. Gordon CB
Charles G. Gordon CB Major · General · Royal · Engineers Killed at Khartovm XXVI Janvary MDCCCLXXXV — Map (db m117942) HM WM
38United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles James Napier
Charles James Napier General Born MDCCLXXXII Died MDCCCLIII Erected by Public Subscription The Most Numerous Contributors Being Private Soldiers — Map (db m118034) HM
39United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Townley1737-1805
Antiquary and Collector lived here — Map (db m120671) HM
40United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles X1757-1836
last Bourbon King of France lived here 1805-1814 — Map (db m109881) HM
41United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Chindit Memorial
[Front:] The Chindit Badge Portraying a Chinthe, A Mythical Beast, Guardian of Burmese Temples from which was derived the name Chindits, their motto being The Boldest Measures Are The Safest In Memory Of All Who . . . — Map (db m111474) HM WM
42United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Church of the Assumption
A Catholic chapel belonging to the Portuguese Embassy at 24 Golden Square existed here in the early 18h century. In 1747 the Portuguese Embassy moved elsewhere and the house and chapel were taken over by the Bavarian Embassy. The chapel was . . . — Map (db m119864) HM
43United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cleopatra's Needle
( northeast side ) This obelisk quarried at Syene was erected at On (Heliopolis) by the Pharaoh Thothmes III about 1500 B.C. Lateral inscriptions were added nearly two centuries later by Ramses the Great Removed during the Greek . . . — Map (db m117968) HM
44United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Colen Campbell1676-1729
Architect and Author of Vitruvius Britannicus lived and died here — Map (db m109299) HM
45United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Constance Spry1886-1960
Designer in Flowers worked here 1934-1960 — Map (db m109292) HM
46United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cromwell Association Memorial Tablet
This tablet is erected by the Cromwell Association to the memory of the undermentioned whose remains were disinterred from Westminster Abbey at the time of the restoration of King Charles II and were in September 1661 buried in this churchyard of . . . — Map (db m117908) HM
47United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dame Katharine Furse G.B.E.
On this site in January 1918 Dame Katharine Furse G.B.E. Established the first headquarters of the W.R.N.S. Womens Royal Naval Service — Map (db m121376) HM
48United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — David Bowie1947-2016 — BBC Music Day —
His albums Hunky Dory and The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust, and the iconic single Space Oddity were recorded here at Trident Studios Awarded by BBC Radio London — Map (db m109081) HM
49United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Don Arden and “Small Faces”
Impresario Don Arden And Mod Band “Small Faces” (Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenny Jones, Ian McLagan and Jimmy Winston) Worked Here 1965-1967 — Map (db m117770) HM
50United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. John Snow1813 - 1858
Pioneer Anaesthetist and Epidemiologist lived in a house on this site — Map (db m110228) HM
51United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. John SnowNational Chemical Landmark
Dr John Snow (1813 - 1858) founding father of Epidemiology. In 1854 his research linked deaths to the water pump near this site and thus determined that cholera is a water borne disease. — Map (db m145194) HM
52United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. Joseph Rogers1821-1889
Dr. Joseph Rogers Health Care Reformer lived here — Map (db m109140) HM
53United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Duck Island CottageSwiss Chalet for a British Bird-Keeper
This pretty cottage was built in 1841 as the home of the bird-keeper in St. James's Park. It also had a club room for the Ornithological Society of London, which once helped to look after the park's duck and geese. The design, like a Swiss . . . — Map (db m110146) HM
54United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Duke of York Column
Frederick Duke of York 1763 — 1827 Second Son of George III Commander-in-Chief of the British Army — Map (db m117787) HM WM
55United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dwight David Eisenhower
Dwight David Eisenhower October 14, 1890 - March 28, 1969 General of the Army President of the United States A Life of Service to Freedom 1915 Graduated from West Point 1916 . . . — Map (db m112857) HM WM
56United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Edith Cavell Memorial
Humanity · Fortitude · Devotion · Sacrifice Edith Cavell Brussels Dawn October 12 1915 Patriotism is Not Enough I Must Have No Hatred or Bitterness For Anyone — Map (db m122250) HM
57United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Edmund Burke
Author and Statesman, ———————— lived here. ———————— B • 1729. D • 1797. — Map (db m116776) HM
58United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Edward Gibbon1737-1794
Historian lived in a house on this site 1773-1783 — Map (db m111239) HM
59United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Eisenhower's D-Day Headquarters
The United States of America recognizes the selfless service and manifold contributions of General Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, 1944-1945. At this site, General Eisenhower, on behalf of freedom loving peoples throughout the . . . — Map (db m116814) HM WM
60United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Eminent Artists
London County Council Robert Adam Thomas Hood John Galsworthy Sir James Barrie and Other Eminent Artists and Writers lived here — Map (db m122123) HM
61United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Emmeline Pankhurst
Emmeline Pankhurst 1858 1928 This Statue Of Emmeline Pankhurst Was Erected As A Tribute To Her Courageous Leadership Of The Movement For The Enfranchisement Of Women — Map (db m121946) HM
62United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ernest Bevin1881-1951
Trade Union Leader and Statesman lived here in flat No. 8 1931-1939 — Map (db m109547) HM
63United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Essex Street
ESSEX STREET was laid out in the grounds by NICHOLAS BARBON in 1675 Among many famous lawyers who lived here were Sir ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN c.1606-1674 Lord Keeper, HENRY FIELDING 1707-1754 Novelist and BRASS CROSBY . . . — Map (db m114240) HM
64United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Farm Street ChurchJesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception
This Church of the Society of Jesus in the Mayfair district of London, is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and has special place in the hearts of many people, Popularly known as Farm Street Church, it harks back to . . . — Map (db m110250) HM
65United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Felix Mendelssohn
Felix Mendelssohn 1809-1847 Composer stayed here — Map (db m118102) HM
66United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Field Marshal Earl Haig Memorial
Field Marshal Earl Haig Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies In France 1915 – 1918 — Map (db m118058) HM WM
67United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Fleet Air Arm Memorial
To the Everlasting Memory of All the Men and Women from the United Kingdom, the British Commonwealth and the Many Allied Nations Who Have Given Their Lives Whilst Serving in the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm. He rode upon a . . . — Map (db m117926) WM
68United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Foch
( south face, front ) Foch 1851     1929 ( east face ) I Am Conscious Of Having Served England As I Served My Own Country ( north face, rear ) Marechal Ferdinand Foch Marechal de l'Armee Britannique . . . — Map (db m118109) WM
69United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — For His Majesty's PleasureBirds, Boats and Bathing
About 350 years ago, workmen dug a canal in St. James's Park for the enjoyment of the fun-loving Charles II. The King swam in the canal in the summer and skated on the ice in winter; He spent many hours feeding his collection of . . . — Map (db m109493) HM
70United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Former Wardour Street Clubs
This is the Former site of the.... 1960s - Flamingo Club Where Georgie Fame recorded "Night Train" 1970s - Whiskey-A-Go-Go Where James Brown and Kool & the Gang played 1980s and 90s - The Wag Club In 1984 David . . . — Map (db m116768) HM
71United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Foundation StoneInstitution of Engineering and Technology
Victoria Queen of Great Britain and Ireland Empress of India Laid With Her Own Hand This Foundation Stone 24th March 1886 — Map (db m117969) HM
72United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Francis Barraud
In 1899 at 126 Piccadilly Francis Barraud completed his famous painting of 'Nipper' that became known as His Master's Voice — Map (db m132019) HM
73United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Frank Matcham
Frank Matcham (1854 – 1920) Designed this theatre Frank Matcham Society — Map (db m122352) HM
74United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Franklin
Franklin To the Great Arctic Navigator And His Brave Companions Who Sacrificed Their Lives in Completing The Discovery of the North West Passage A.D. 1847-8 Erected By the Unanimous Vote of Parliament ( south side ) Her . . . — Map (db m117745) HM
75United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Frederick Winsor1763-1830
Gave the world's first demonstration of street lighting by coal gas, from a retort located here June 1807 — Map (db m116810) HM
76United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Gaiety Theatre
Gaiety Theatre On this site until 1957 stood the re-sited Gaiety Theatre which continued the tradition set by its predecessor for musical comedies, and famed during the 1890’s for the delightful Gaiety Girls and their Stage Door . . . — Map (db m118786) HM
77United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — General Don Jose de San Martin
General Don Jose de San Martin 1778 – 1850 Founder of the Argentine Independence He Also Gave Freedom To Chile and Peru ( right side ) The Argentine British Community In Argentina To the People of London ( . . . — Map (db m118101) HM
78United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — General Pasquale Paoli1725-1807
Who fought tirelessly for the freedom of Corsica lived in a building on this site 'Babbu di a Patria' — Map (db m109883) HM
79United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Edmund Street1824 - 1881
Architect lived here — Map (db m111695) HM
80United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Frideric Handel1685-1759
Composer lived in this house from 1723 and died here — Map (db m109064) HM
81United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Seferis1900-1971
Greek Ambassador Poet and Nobel Laureate lived here 1957-1962 — Map (db m109465) HM
82United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George, Duke of Cambridge
. . . — Map (db m118027) HM
83United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Globe TheatreTheatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
The third theatre to bear the title of its bankside namesake was originally known as the 'Hick's Theatre' and was built by the eminent theatre designer W G R Sprague. The Globe Theatre continues to delight with a successful mix of serious drama and . . . — Map (db m111360) HM
84United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Glockenspiel
Glockenspiel with 27 bells, a musical automaton clock and a procession of herdsmen and their animals ascending the alpine meadows. Dedicated in 1985 by the people of the Confederation of Switzerland and of the Principality of Liechtenstein to . . . — Map (db m117773) HM
85United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Great Storm Oak Tree
This Oak Tree Was Planted By The Lord Mayor Of Westminster Councillor Kevin Gardner B.D.S. On Behalf Of The Employees Of Shell U.K. As One Of The Trees Planted To Replace Those That Were Lost During The Great Storm Of 16-17 October . . . — Map (db m117963) HM
86United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Grosvenor Chapel
In this chapel the armed forces of the United States of America held divine service during the Great War of 1939 to 1945 and gave thanks to God for the victory of the Allies. — Map (db m111356) HM WM
87United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Guards Division Memorial
( 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 . . . — Map (db m117845) WM
88United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Hector Berlioz1803 - 1869
Composer stayed here in 1851 — Map (db m111480) HM
89United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Henry Irving
Henry Irving Actor Born 1838 · Died 1905 · Knight · Litt D Dublin · D Litt Cambridge · Ll D Glasgow · Erected by English Actors and Actresses and by Others Connected with the theatre in this country — Map (db m117784) HM
90United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Her Majesty's TheatreTheatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
In 1705 Sir John Vanbrugh built the first of four theatres on this famous site. The second theatre, known variously as 'The King's' and 'Her Majesty's', was the home of Italian opera, while the present theatre, designed by C J Phipps . . . — Map (db m113934) HM
91United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herbert Henry Asquith
1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1852 - 1928 Statesmen lived here — Map (db m111694) HM
92United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herbert Tree
This theatre was founded in 1897 by Herbert Tree Actor & directed by him until his death 1917 — Map (db m113923) HM
93United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herman Melville1819-1891
Author of Moby Dick lived here in 1849 — Map (db m109501) HM
94United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ho Chi Minh1890-1969
Founder of Modern Vietnam worked in 1913 at the Carlton Hotel which stood on this site — Map (db m109068) HM
95United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Horse Guards Parade
Horse Guards Parade This panoramic panel has been placed here to mark the 80th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. It shows a representation of the Queen's Birthday Parade, the annual ceremony of Trooping of the Colour on Horse Guards Parade. The . . . — Map (db m117864) HM
96United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — HQS Wellington
HQS Wellington is a unique part of Britain’s maritime heritage and the last surviving example of a wartime escort ship in Britain. Wellington was built for the Royal Navy in 1934 and during the second World War served in the Battle of the . . . — Map (db m118304) HM WM
97United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Imperial Camel Corps
To the Glorious and Immortal Memory of the Officers NCO’s and Men of the Imperial Camel Corps · British Australian New Zealand Indian Who Fell in Action or Died of Wounds and Disease in Egypt Sinai and Palestine 1916-1917-1918 . . . — Map (db m117962) WM
98United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Imperial Standards of Length
Imperial Standards of Length Placed on this Site by the Standards Department of the Board of Trade By the Permission of the Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Works and Public Buildings MDCCCLXXXVI ( small plaque ) Imperial . . . — Map (db m118036) HM
99United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial
[Obverse:] Iraq Afghanistan [Reverse:] Duty Service [Text around base of memorial:] In recognition of all British military personnel and UK civilians who served and worked in Iraq 1990-2009 and Afghanistan . . . — Map (db m111351) WM
100United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Civil Engineer Born 1806   Died 1859 — Map (db m118311) HM

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