Building    From 1741  To 1939

Royal Military Academy

Categories: Armed Forces, Education

Founded as an academy for the training of commissioned officers of the Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers. Originally located in a converted workshop of the Royal Arsenal and so popularly known as 'The Shop'. In 1796 a new building at Woolwich Common (pictured) was designed by James Wyatt and occupied until 1939 when the Academy moved to Sandhurst. The pictured building has been converted into apartments.

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

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Royal Military Academy

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Royal Military Academy - original plaque

The Royal Military Academy, 1720, attributed to Sir John Vanbrugh. Built on t...

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Royal Regiment of Artillery - replacement plaque

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Other Subjects

F. Richards

F. Richards

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Serjeant George Grote

Serjeant George Grote

George Grote was born on 20 June 1888 in Whitechapel, Middlesex (now Greater London), the fourth of the eight children of Alexander Grote (1857-1896) and Ellen Grote née Fowler (1858-1900). His bir...

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Gordon Campbell, VC

Gordon Campbell, VC

Naval Officer. In the North Atlantic on the 17th February 1917, he was commanding HMS Farnborough (Q.5). (Q ships were decoy vessels designed to lure submarines into making surface attacks). He not...

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Oscar Hoffman Coen

Oscar Hoffman Coen

Colonel Oscar Hoffman Coen was born on 11 May 1917 in Walum, Hannaford, Griggs County, North Dakota, USA, the second child of Archie Blain Coen (1890-1963) and Mary Henrietta Coen née Hoffman (1894...

Person, Armed Forces, USA

War served, WW2
1 memorial
J. D. Martin

J. D. Martin

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial