War Memorial, Guy's Hospital, London UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
N 51° 30.179 W 000° 05.346
30U E 702020 N 5709778
Quick Description: A memorial arch to the Guys staff who gave their lives in the 1914-18 and 1939-45 wars
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/22/2010 6:18:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM9H9Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 6

Long Description:

From reference[1]:

"The memorial to the Great War records the more than 100 Guy’s men who lost their lives in that conflict. The Portland stone arch was designed by the Hospital architect W J Walford, unveiled in 1921 and restored and rededicated in 1994, when it was moved to its present location in the park. The reverse carries the names of Second World War losses."

It hasn't always been a free standing arch. According to reference [2] it used to connect two of the buildings in the hospital.

References

  1. Tour of Guy's Campus (PDF)
  2. Wonderful Britain. Its Highways Byways & Historic Places John Alexander Hammerton, 1925
Type: Triumphal (Monument/Memorial)

Subtype: Memorial

Location: Guy's Hospital

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