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Great Britain
Walton on the Naze
Essex

East of England

The Parade

Private Herbert Columbine

Herbert George Columbine VC
Penge, London 1893 - Hervilly Wood, France 1918
private in the 9th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps, British Army during the First World War
(Wikipedia)
John Doubleday
2014

Walton on the Naze /  Private Herbert Columbine   Walton on the Naze /  Private Herbert Columbine

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

PRIVATE HERBERT COLUMBINE
VC

of the Machine Gun Corps
Killed in action 22nd March 1918

This statue was erected by public subscription to commemorate
Pte Herbert Columbine VC
a symbol of the heroic sacrifice made by so many Private Soldiers
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Committee responsible:
Michael Turner, Jeanne Turner, John Selfe, Pam Shaw, Jean Lewis, Cheryl Wagg

Signature

Doubleday 1914+100

Annotation

Unveiled 1 August 2014 by Field Marshal Lord Guthrie.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 51°50'55" - E 1°16'22")

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Item Code: gbee056; Photograph: 15 August 2015
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