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General Wolfe statue General Wolfe statue

Statue: General Wolfe statue

Erection date: 5/6/1930

Inscription

{On the pock-marked back of the plinth:}
This monument, the gift of the Canadian people was unveiled on the Fifth of June 1930 by Le Marquis de Montcalm.

{On the front of the plinth there is a carved wreath with, at the centre:}
James Wolfe 1727 - 1759 victor of Quebec
{and underneath:}
Wolfe

Site: General Wolfe statue (1 memorial)

SE10, Greenwich Park

A news report of the unveiling makes it clear that the event was used, not only to express the friendship between Canada and Britain, but also between both of those countries and France.

The pockmarks on the plinth are due to WW2 bombs.

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General Wolfe statue

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General James Wolfe

Army officer.  Born Kent.  The family moved to Greenwich around 1738 and Jame...

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General Wolfe statue

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Duke Arthur of Connaught, Field Marshall

Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. Third son of Queen Victoria. After WW1 if y...

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Dr Robert Tait Mackenzie/Mckenzie

Physician, physical therapist, physical educator, and sculptor.  Born Ontario...

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Marquis de Montcalm

Ottawa Citizen confirms that the Marquis who unveiled the statue was a descen...

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