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War Memorial at Paddington Station

War Memorial at Paddington Station War Memorial at Paddington Station

Erection date: 11/11/1922

Inscription

{On the granite plinth:}
In honour of those who served in the World Wars
1914 - 1918
1939 - 1945

{On the black stone attached below:}
3312 men and women of the Great Western Railway gave their lives for King and country.

{Inscribed on the base of the statue:}
C Sargeant Jagger Sc.
A. B Burton, Founder, Thames Ditton

The statue represents a soldier. To the left, in the cream marble, is a carved relief of an anchor with ropes, representing the navy and to the right is a eagle in flight, very similar to the RAF insignia.

Unveiled by Victor Spencer Viscount Churchill, not a close relative of Winston.

Site: War Memorial at Paddington Station (1 memorial)

W2, Departures Road, Paddington Station, Platform 1

Credit for this entry to: Bob Baker

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War Memorial at Paddington Station

Subjects commemorated Information

World War 1

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World War 2

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men and women of the Great Western Railway who died in WW1 & WW2

3,312 men and women of the Great Western Railway died in the two world wars.

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War Memorial at Paddington Station

Created by Information

A. B. Burton Foundry

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Charles Sargeant Jagger

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