Plaque

Australia House - laying of foundation stone

Erection date: 24/7/1913

Inscription

This stone was laid by His Majesty King George V on the twenty-fourth day of July MDCCCCXIII the fourth year of his majesty's reign.
Her Majesty Queen Mary being present on the occasion.

Site: Australia House (2 memorials)

WC2, Strand, High Commission of Australia

The plaques are just inside the entrance to the building.

Although the foundation stone was laid in 1913, WW1 got in the way, and the building wasn't opened until August 1918.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Australia House - laying of foundation stone

Subjects commemorated i

King George V

Reigned: 1910 - 1936.  Born third in line to the throne, after his father (wh...

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Queen Mary (consort)

Wife of George V, grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Born Princess Victoria M...

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Australia House - laying of foundation stone

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