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Wolseley statue Wolseley statue

Statue: Wolseley statue

Erection date: 24/6/1920

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Wolseley

{On the back of the plinth:}
Field-Marshal Viscount Wolseley, KP, CGB, OM, GCMG, 1833 - 1913, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, 1895 - 1900.
Burmah 1852 - 3
Crimea 1854 - 5
Indian Mutiny 1857 - 9
China 1860 - 1
Red River 1870
Ashanti 1873 - 4
South Africa 1879
Egypt 1882
Soudan 1884 - 5. 

Unveiled by the Duke of Connaught. Photo of the unveiling.

Site: Wolseley statue (1 memorial)

SW1, Horse Guards Parade

We thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the British Pathe news film of the unveiling.

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Field-Marshal, 1st Viscount Wolseley, Garnet Joseph

Field Marshal.  Born Dublin.  Served in the Indian Mutiny and the Crimean War...

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Duke Arthur of Connaught, Field Marshall

Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. Third son of Queen Victoria. After WW1 if y...

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Sir William Goscombe John

Born in Cardiff as William Goscombe John but he adopted Goscombe. He travelle...

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