Statue

John Fox Burgoyne

Erection date: 1877

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
John Fox Burgoyne, Field-Marshal. C.C.B. Born 1782 - died 1871.
Erected by his brother officers of Royal Engineers.
"How youngly he began to serve his country, how long continued" Coriolanus.

The quote is from Shakespeare's play Coriolanus.

Site: John Fox Burgoyne (1 memorial)

SW1, Waterloo Place

This statue and that opposite, of Lawrence, form a pair: by the same sculptor, with the same Shakespearian quote.

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John Fox Burgoyne

Subjects commemorated i

John Fox Burgoyne

Born London, illegitimate son of General John Burgoyne. Served in Ireland as ...

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John Fox Burgoyne

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Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm

Born Vienna, educated England, granted English citizenship 1865. Sculptor in ...

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William Shakespeare

Born and died in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birth date is usually given as the ...

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