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Brilliant Idea

This memorial was a brilliant idea as people sometimes forget that animals have been involved in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Sweet tribute

I came across this while crossing into Hyde Park from Brook. It is a sweet tribute in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Brook Gate, Park Lane | Hyde Park, London, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This memorial was a brilliant idea as people sometimes forget that animals have been involved in human wars from the beginning. I loved the mix of statue and wall and how the animals actually leave the memorial. I wish we had something like this in...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Across from Hyde Park, in Mayfair district, you will find this monument to donkeys/mules/burros that were instrumental to supporting soldiers during WW1 and WW2. Animals of burden they ferried all kinds of cargo. Nice tribute to these forgotten soldiers.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this while crossing into Hyde Park from Brook. It is a sweet tribute in the middle of serious London traffic.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

I am a visual person, and pride myself on observing all around me, but sometimes (too many times), I must focus on where I am going, and just do not take the time to observe. Over the last 2 decades, I have been in London...More

3  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A fitting tribute to the animals who have did in the wars of man. Nice to see their sacrifice also being noted. Next to a busy Road though.

2  Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 25 July 2018

A well-done, two-sided monument with bronze animal statues on both sides. Simple but elegant and thought-provoking, as the best monuments are. "They Had No Choice" it says on one side. Indeed. The references to elephants and pigeons makes you realize how dependent we have been...More

3  Thank nagled
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The Animals in War Memorial is a war memorial in Hyde Park, London. It is located on Park Lane, at the junction with Upper Brook Street, on the eastern edge of the park. The memorial was designed by English sculptor David Backhouse to commemorate the...More

3  Thank Doctimes
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Never seen this memorial before, tripped across it crossing the round to Hyde park, its a great tribute to Animals and their lives lost during conflict, beautiful statues.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

What a beautiful and moving memorial but such a shame it isn't cared for as much as the Park and surroundings just across the road. Having walked through from the Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain through from the Serpentine to the Animals Memorial my first...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The inscription on the memorial says it well - "They Had No Choice". The animals that have served are armed forces (horses, mules, dogs, elephants, etc.) have served well and loyally. A fitting tribute to them. Unfortunately, it is easy to pass by because it...More

1  Thank dbinhou7511
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5 September 2017|
Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know for certain but I would assume that it would be the same day as Remembrance Sunday in November. I may be totally wrong!; you might like to contact the Irish Terrier Association as I assume they might... More