War Memorial of the 24th East Surrey Division, Eric Kennington RA (1924)

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October 9, 2017

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This sculpture of three infantry men by the war artist Eric Kennington RA, commemorates the service of the 24th Division, which fought in the Battles of Loos, Delville Wood, Guillemont, Messines, Vimy Ridge and the Battle of the Sambre during WWI. The figure to the left of the group is modelled on the writer and poet Robert Graves, author of the war memoir ‘Goodbye to All That’.


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