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Korean War Memorial, London

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A memorial to the British soldiers in the Korean War was unveiled in Victoria Embankment Gardens, between the River Thames and the Ministry of Defence headquarters in London, England, in December 2014. The memorial, a bronze statue of a British soldier by the sculptor Philip Jackson, with a Portland stone obelisk on a Welsh slate base, was a gift from the Government of South Korea and was unveiled in a ceremony led by Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester.
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  • This memorial was a gift from the Republic of Korea to honour British troops that served in the Korean War.  more »
  • The Korean War Memorial is dedicated to British forces who fought, bravely, for freedom and democracy in the Republic of Korea during the Korean War. A message embossed on the base of the statue...  more »

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