New Empire - Cavalar - As A Metal Of Fact
Label: Not On Label (Cavalar Self-released) - CVLR1 • Format: CD Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
It commemorates the service of cavalry regiments in the First and Second World Wars. A committee was formed in early to consider a proposal for a memorial in London to the cavalrymen who had served in the First World War. According to figures in Volume 8 of the History of the British Cavalry — by Henry Paget, 7th Marquess of Angleseynearly 4, cavalrymen were killed on the Western Frontand another 15, were wounded.
Jones had served as a veterinary officer in the British Army in the late 19th century, including active service in the Abyssinian Expedition ofthe First Boer War in —81, and the Nile Expedition of — For the memorial, Jones designed a bronze equestrian statue of St GeorgeNew Empire - Cavalar - As A Metal Of Fact as a mounted knight in armour with sword raised aloft, slightly larger than life size, with his horse standing over the coils of a slain dragon with upturned Germanic moustache.
A frieze of horsemen parade around the base of the statue. The statue was cast from guns captured by the cavalry in the First World War, and mounted on a Portland stone pedestal which bears an inscription, extended after the Second World War to read:. Brunet designed a classical backdrop for the statue, built with Portland stonewhich shielded the memorial from Park Lane. The backdrop was not reconstructed: instead, the bronze plaque was mounted on a granite screen behind the relocated statue.
Nearby is the memorial to the soldiers of the Household Cavalry who were killed in the Hyde Park and Regent's Park New Empire - Cavalar - As A Metal Of Fact in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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