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Fitting tribute

A fitting tribute to the animals who have did in the wars of man. Nice to see their sacrifice also... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laurence B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Makes you think, because, "They Had No Choice"

A well-done, two-sided monument with bronze animal statues on both sides. Simple but elegant and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fitting tribute to the animals who have did in the wars of man. Nice to see their sacrifice also being noted. Next to a busy Road though.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well-done, two-sided monument with bronze animal statues on both sides. Simple but elegant and thought-provoking, as the best monuments are. "They Had No Choice" it says on one side. Indeed. The references to elephants and pigeons makes you realize how dependent we have been...More

1  Thank nagled
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Animals in War Memorial is a war memorial in Hyde Park, London. It is located on Park Lane, at the junction with Upper Brook Street, on the eastern edge of the park. The memorial was designed by English sculptor David Backhouse to commemorate the...More

2  Thank Doctimes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never seen this memorial before, tripped across it crossing the round to Hyde park, its a great tribute to Animals and their lives lost during conflict, beautiful statues.

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

What a beautiful and moving memorial but such a shame it isn't cared for as much as the Park and surroundings just across the road. Having walked through from the Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain through from the Serpentine to the Animals Memorial my first...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed June 17, 2018

The inscription on the memorial says it well - "They Had No Choice". The animals that have served are armed forces (horses, mules, dogs, elephants, etc.) have served well and loyally. A fitting tribute to them. Unfortunately, it is easy to pass by because it...More

1  Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed May 23, 2018

The animals also suffered during the wars. They too were heroes. The monument depicts the face of a horse. This face of the horse was originally part of the Australian Light Horse Brigade and the New Zealand Mounted Rifles. During the war of Suez in...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is an excellent memorial to all the animals that have died in the wars of man. Worth a look if you're ever in London.

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a well designed and a great sculptured tribute to all the animals that have been in wars You can walk around this sculpture and touch them as well and a great place to take visitors Well recommended Enjoy

2  Thank badmintontim
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This memorial is unlike any I have seen before, as it explains the various animals that have lost their lives in the world wars, and it goes on to explain how they didn’t have a choice in going to war. Very moving, and quite a...More

1  Thank joshreimann
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September 5, 2017|
Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know for certain but I would assume that it would be the same day as Remembrance Sunday in November. I may be totally wrong!; you might like to contact the Irish Terrier Association as I assume they might... More