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ALDERSHOT 8TH DIVISION WAR MEMORIAL

First Waorld War - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2007

The 8th Division World War 1 Memorial is located at facing the 4th Division Headquarters, Queens Avenue, Aldershot. The memorial was unveiled by General Sir Francis Davies and takes the form of a cenotaph upon which is mounted a bronze lion. The photograph depicts General Sir Francis J. Davies, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., R.D.E. reading his address after the unveiling in 1924, by his side is the Rt. Rev. Bishop J. Taylor-Smith, C.B., C.V.O., D.D., Chaplain-General to the Forces.

From an old postcard

TO THE
GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF ALL OFFICERS
WARRANT OFFICERS
NON-COMISSIONED
OFFICERS AND MEN
OF THE 8TH DIVISION
WHO FELL IN FRANCE
AND BELGIUM IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

Last updated 29 December, 2007

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