Statue

George V statue

Erection date: 22/10/1947

Inscription

George V
1910 - 1936

Unveiled by George VI and we thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the British Pathe news film of the unveiling.  Everyone who was anyone was there.

The national monument to George V was formed of two parts: this statue and 471 playing fields across the UK. See FIT for more details.

Site: George V statue (1 memorial)

SW1, St Margaret Street

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George V statue

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King George V

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

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
George V statue

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King George VI

Became king when his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated. Like his father George ...

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Sir William Reid Dick

Born Glasgow. Reid was his mother's maiden name.  Other work in London: 1936 ...

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Sir George Gilbert Scott

Architect. Born in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire. Often styled 'Sir Gilbert Scott'...

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