Statue

Churchill statue - Woodford Green

Erection date: 31/10/1959

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Winston S. Churchill

{On the back of the statue base:}
McFall 1959

Unveiled by Montgomery in the presence of McFall, Churchill himself and a large crowd. One of only a few statues in London unveiled while the subject was still alive. The others are listed at Fenner Brockway.

Site: Churchill statue - Woodford Green (1 memorial)

IG8, Woodford Green High Road

Churchill was  MP for Woodford 1945 - 1964 which explains the location of this statue. We thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the British Pathe news film of the unveiling which shows the elderly Churchill arriving.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Churchill statue - Woodford Green

Subjects commemorated i

Winston Churchill

Prime Minister 1940 - 45 and 1951 - 55. Born Blenheim Palace, near Woodstock,...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Churchill statue - Woodford Green

Created by i

David McFall

Sculptor.  Born Glasgow.  Specialised in portraits.  Died Charing Cross Hospi...

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Field Marshal Montgomery

Army Commander. Born Bernard Law Montgomery, son of Sir H. H. Montgomery, in ...

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