Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

Whitehall (WC2)

Bernard Montgomery

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
Kennington 1887 - Alton 1976
Anglo-Irish British Army officer
(Wikipedia)
Oscar Nemon
1980

London /  Bernard Montgomery   London /  Bernard Montgomery

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

MONTY

field marshall
viscount montgomery
of alamein
kg gcb dso
1887         1976

1942-44 commander 8th army north africa & italy
1944-45 c. in c. 21st army group north west europe
1946-48 chief of the imperial general staff
1951-58 deputy supreme commander allied powers europe

erected by comrades in arms & friends

Annotation

Unveiled 6 June 1980 by the Queen Mother. The texture of the lower parts of the statue was achieved by mixing old plaster from the studio floor with fresh plaster at the modelling stage. Another cast stands in Brussels, at a traffic intersection called Montgomery Square.

London - Bernard Montgomery

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°30'11" - W 0°7'32")

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