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Stone: Conscientious Objectors

Erection date: 15/5/1994


To all those who have established and are maintaining the right to refuse to kill.
Their foresight and courage give us hope.
This stone was dedicated on 15 May 1994, International Conscientious Objectors Day.
{Around the edge, starting bottom left and finishing bottom right:}
To commemorate men and women, conscientious objectors to military service, all over the world & in every age.

Unveiled by Sir Michael Tippett who was President of the Peace Pledge Union at the time.

Site: Conscientious Objectors (1 memorial)

WC1, Tavistock Square Gardens

15 May 15 2022: We attended the moving International Conscientious Objectors' Day ceremony held at this stone each year.

Tavistock Square and its environs has a particularly high density of memorials. The rarefied academic air, or council policy, we don't know the cause, but there are more than 10 in the garden alone. Click to see this memorial on a map and see all the pins.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Conscientious Objectors

Information Subjects commemorated