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William Slim

Field Marshal William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
Bishopston 1891 - London 1970
British military commander and the 13th Governor-General of Australia
(Wikipedia)
Ivor Roberts-Jones
Meridian Fine Art (London)
1990

London /  William Slim   London /  William Slim

Description

Bronze statue.

London - William Slim

Inscription(s)

FIELD MARSHAL
THE VISCOUNT SLIM
kg, cgb,ggmg, gcvo, gbe, dso, mc
14th army burma
1943 - 1945
governor general and
commander in chief
australia, 1953 - 1960.

commander in chief
allied land forces south est asia
chief of
the imperial general staff
governor and constable
windsor castle

[On both sides of plinth,
below a bronze star,
inscribed 'THE BURMA STAR:]

Defeat into victory

On low shallow plinth

RANGOON · SITTANG
KOHIMA · IMPHAL · ARAKAN,
CHINDWIN,
IRRAWADDY · MANDALAY · MEIKTILA

Signature

ivor roberts-jones ra
cast by | meridian fine art | london

Annotation

Unveiled 28 April 1990 by Queen Elizabeth II. The sculptor Roberts-Jones had fought in the Burma Campaign of World War II, in which Slim was a commander

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°30'13" - W 0°7'33")

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