Plaque

Hyde Park Barracks - 1970

Erection date: 22/10/1970

Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer KG and Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG to mark the opening of Hyde Park Barracks on the 22nd October 1970.

Site: Hyde Park Barracks - Victorian pediment (2 memorials)

SW7, South Carriage Drive, Hyde Park Barracks

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park Barracks - 1970

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Hyde Park Barracks / Knightsbridge Barracks

This site was first developed in 1795 for use by the Horse Guards. The barrac...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park Barracks - 1970

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Lord Louis Mountbatten

Admiral of the Fleet. 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Grandson of Queen Victor...

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Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer

Born Colchester. Fought in both world wars. Chief of the Imperial General Sta...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park Barracks - 1970

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Hyde Park Barracks - Victorian

Hyde Park Barracks - Victorian

This pediment comes from the Victorian barracks. From British History Online ...

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