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William Booth statue - Denmark Hill William Booth College

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Statue: William Booth statue - Denmark Hill

Erection date: 8/7/1929

Inscription

{Base of statue:}
Geo. Wade. Sculptor

{Front of plinth:}
General William Booth founder of the Salvation Army.
Born April 10th 1829
Promoted to glory August 20th 1912.

 

The statue was dedicated on the centenary of Booth's birth. The future Duke of Kent unveiled it when he was here to open the building.

Site: William Booth College (4 memorials)

SE5, Champion Park, William Booth Memorial Training College

As consultant architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott designed the elevations and the interior of the hall and specified the materials but the rest was by Gordon and Viner. It opened in 1929 to train members of the Salvation Army and also holds the Army's library, archives and International Heritage Centre. This building fulfilled William Booth's vision of a "University of Humanity".

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William Booth statue - Denmark Hill

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Salvation Army

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William Booth

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George Edward Wade

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William Booth College - 1

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William Booth College - 2

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