The George V Memorial in 2000 surrounded
by mature trees.
The Memorial to King George V at the junction
of Thames Street and Datchet Road was provided by public subscription.
The work is from a design by Sir Edwin Lutyens, R.A., and was
unveiled by King George VI on 23rd April I937.
King George V
The area before The George V Memorial
was built on the site of the former Windsor brewery buildings.
"Noakes & Co. Ltd., Brewers" in cast iron formed
the archway, middle right.
King George VI and Queen Mary in
attendance as the Union Flag falls from the memorial
King George VI and Queen Mary
(Detail from above photo)
It is said that this speech made by George
VI was his first in public since his accession five months earlier.
After the unveiling, visitors gather
to take a closer look at the memorial
"If I may speak for
a moment of him in whose honour this memorial has been erected,
let me only say that to me, personally, the memory of my father
will always bring the inspiration of a high example.
"I hope that in trying
to fulfil our great responsibilities the Queen and I may be supported
by some measure of that trust and affection which were so fully
given to him and to my dear mother by the people of this country
and of the Empire."
as water flows from the left and right cascades
An early view of the George V memorial
V Jubilee Medal, 1935
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