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Indian Sub-Continent, Africa and the Caribbean Memorial Gates, London.




Description

This memorial is dedicated:
"In memory of the five million volunteers from the Indian Sub-Continent, Africa and the Caribbean who fought with Britain in the two World Wars."
It was inaugurated on 6 November 2002 by Her Majesty the Queen. The four portland stone pillars bracketing the top of Constitution Hill are topped with bronze urns and bear the names of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Africa, Caribbean and Kingdom of Nepal. The inside ceiling of the dome on the pavillion records the 74 names of the Victoria Cross and George Cross holders from these areas in both wars.

Location

London, England. June, 2005

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