Lord R. Baden-Powell — Sliema, Malta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
N 35° 54.827 E 014° 29.978
33S E 454853 N 3974501
Quick Description: Bust of Lord Robert Baden-Powell in front of the H.Q. of the 1st Sliema Scout Group (Bernard’s Own)
Location: Malta
Date Posted: 9/24/2020 2:35:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM13602
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 3

Long Description:

This somewhat life-size bonze bust of Lord Robert Baden-Powell on a stone base stands in front of the H.Q. of the 1st Sliema Scout Group (Bernard’s Own) in Depiro Street in Sliema. The Sliema Scout Group was founded in 1909 and is the oldest surviving Scout Group outside the UK.
The inscription reads:

Lord R. Baden-Powell
Chief Scout of the world
unveiled by
H.E.Dr. Censu Tabone
President of Malta
and blessed by
Mgr. Carmelo Xuereb
Viacr Genral Eremitus
on
Sunday 29th October 1989
on the occasion of
the 80th anniversary of
the 1st Sliema Scout Group
(Bernard’s Own)

Fleur-de-lis?: yes

Who placed the Monument or Memorial?: 1st Sliema Scout Group (Bernard’s Own)

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