Royal Tank Regiment Memorial, a War Memorial

Royal Tank Regiment Memorial, a War Memorial (HM28HQ)

Location: London, England SW1A 2EJ Greater London
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 30.366', W 0° 7.47'

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From Mud Through Blood, To The Green Fields Beyond

This Memorial Was Unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Colonel-in-Chief Royal Tank Regiment on 13th June 2000

( plaque in front )
Royal Tank Regiment
Memorial Statue

This Memorial Statue depicts the crew of a World War 2 Comet Tank which was issued to this Royal Tank Regiment in 1945.
The Comet had a Crew of Five, Commander, Gunner, Loader, Hull Machine Gunner, Driver
It was equipped with a 77mm high velocity gun and powered by a 600 horse power Rolls Royce Engine
The Comet proved to be highly effective against enemy tanks of the day.
Hull Machine Gunner   Tank Commander   Loader   Gunner   Driver
Unveiled by Colonel-in-Chief Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
13 June 2000
Fear Naught

( small plaque in front )
In Tribute to the Crewmen who have Served in the Heavy Section and Heavy Branch Machine Gun Corps the Tank Corps, Royal Tank Corps and Royal Tank Regiment since Tanks were First Used in Combat at Flers 15th September 1916
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HM NumberHM28HQ
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Year Placed2000
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Date Added Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 699550 N 5710028
Decimal Degrees51.50610000, -0.12450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.366', W 0° 7.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 21.96" N, 0° 7' 28.2" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Whitehall Ct, London England SW1A 2EJ, GB
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