Welcome to my blog

This is my diary blog which I started when I retired from the Civil Service in April 2010. I like to include some of the things that I see and do with as many photographs as possible. Thank you for visiting my blog I hope you enjoyed it and will return to see what I have been doing. Or you could always join and be one of my followers.

If you would like to use one of my photographs then please ask me first, as they are all subject to copyright.

If you are interested in my crafts then I have added these to my crafting blog -
http://lynnes-crafting.blogspot.com/





Search

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Animals in War Memorial

On Wednesday I went up to London to meet my friend, Nadine, for lunch and decided to go up earlier to take a few photographs.  I took a bus to Park Lane to take photos of the Animals in War monument.  This monument stands in the centre of Park Lane and it is something I have often passed on the bus.   The monument is a wall with mules on one side of it and a horse and dog on the other.

The wording on the memorial reads:-

Many and various animals were employed to support British and Allied Forces in Wars and Campaigns over the centuries as a result millions died - Pigeon to the Elephant they all played a vital role in every region of the world in the cause of human freedom – their contribution must never be forgotten.

This monument was unveiled on 24 November 2004 by HRH Princess Royal KG KT Matron – The Animals in War Memorial Fund.


1 comment: