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TO THE MEN OF THE CAMEL CORPS, AND THE MACHINE GUNNERS' MEMORIAL AT HYDE PARK CORNER

TO THE MEN OF THE CAMEL CORPS, AND THE MACHINE GUNNERS' MEMORIAL AT HYDE PARK CORNER

Far distant theatres of war are recalled by the memorial of the Imperial Camel Corps (left) in the Victoria Embankment Gardens. The symbol here-a mounted private-is no less eloquent of the courage and sacrifice that claimed so many in the East because the reference is direct and obvious. The designer was Maior Cecil Brown. Less obvious would be the significance of the splendidly athletic figure of David surmounting the Machine Gun Corps Memorial (right), near the Artillery Memorial at Hyde Park Corner, were it not for the inscription on a face of the pedestal; "Saul has slain his thousands, but David his tens of thousands." An apt, if grim, reminder of the killing power of this arm. The figure was the work of the late F. Derwent Wood, R.A.

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TO THE MEN OF THE L.M.S. AT EUSTON

THE RIFLE BRIGADE MEMORIAL, GROSVENOR GARDENS

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