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

{Beneath the Royal Artillery badge with the motto Ubique Quo Fas et Gloria Du...

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3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)

3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)

On 23 July 1901, the 3rd County of London Imperial Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) was formed and on 1 April 1908, the regiment was renamed as the 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) and transfe...

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial
Eric Archibald McNair, VC

Eric Archibald McNair, VC

Awarded the VC for his heroism on 14 February 1916, age 21, while serving in the Royal Sussex Regiment. "When the enemy exploded a bomb under his position, he reacted instantly driving the enemy ba...

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
W. G. Taylor

W. G. Taylor

Army Pay Corps. Fought but did not die in WW1

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
V. H. Woodruff

V. H. Woodruff

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
T. Ellis

T. Ellis

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