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Earl Haig Earl Haig

Statue: Earl Haig

Erection date: 10/11/1937


{On the front of the plinth:}
Field Marshal, Earl Haig, Command-in-Chief of the British armies in France, 1915 - 1918.
{On the back of the plinth:}
Erected by Parliament

The stance of the horse has been criticised since the position of the hind legs suggest urination. Probably not what was intended. We thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the British Pathe news film of the unveiling.

Site: Earl Haig (1 memorial)

SW1, Whitehall

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Earl Haig

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Lord Douglas Haig

1st Lord Haig. Born Edinburgh into the whisky family. Senior commander during...

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Earl Haig

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Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Soldier and member of the Royal Family.  Born at Sandringham, third son of Ge...

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Alfred Frank Hardiman

Sculptor.  Born 17 Orde Hall Street. The statue of Lord Haig is his best know...

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