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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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 be involved.