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HMS Warspite EAW005978 Featured England at War 1914-1918 Print

HMS Warspite EAW005978

HMS WARSPITE, Prussia Cove, Cornwall. Warspite was launched in 1913 and saw action with the Royal Navy at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. During the second world war she saw service off Norway, Italy, in the Indian Ocean, Sicily and Normandy. Plagued by steering problems almost from the outset this Queen Elizabeth class battleship was finally sold for scrap in 1947. Photographed here in May 1947, she is seen here having run her anchor during a storm and run aground while on her way to be broken up. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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City Of London War Memorial BL25608_005 Featured England at War 1914-1918 Print

City Of London War Memorial BL25608_005

City Of London War Memorial, Cornhill, London. The City of London First World War memorial outside the portico of the Royal Exchange, showing the east face of the memorial bearing an inscription listing the regiments from the area.
This memorial to servicemen from the City of London lost in WWI was unveiled by HRH the Duke of York on the 12th of November 1920 was paid for by funds raised during the mayoralty of Colonel The Right Honourable Sir Horace Brooks Marshall, KCVO LLD, the Mayor of London during the peace celebrations, who also commissioned Bedford Lemere and Company to take this photograph

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Unveiling the Cenotaph SAM01/02/0074 Featured England at War 1914-1918 Print

Unveiling the Cenotaph SAM01/02/0074

The unveiling ceremony of the Cenotaph on Whitehall, Westminster, Greater London. The Cenotaph was unveiled on Armistice Day, 11 November, 1920 by King George V. He is shown in this photograph to the right of the Cenotaph, having just pushed the button which caused the two Union Jack flags to fall (they can be seen at the base of the memorial). The memorial to the war dead was constructed by Sir Edward Lutyens in 1919-20. From the Julian Joseph Samuels collection

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