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The memorial, unveiled in October 1920, consists of a bronze figural group set on a rectangular stone base. The group depicts a mother, drapery-clad and with an elongated neck, urging two garland-bearing children forward. According to the sculptor, 'I designed the group representing Belgium as a woman draped in mourning, in the act of telling her children that Belgians will never forget their debt of gratitude to Great Britain.
stone & bronze
H 528 x W 1500 x D (?) cm
purchased by subscription
Grade II* (England and Wales)
12th October 1920
at all times
Victor Rousseau 1918
HONOUR JUSTICE; below central sculpture in stone plinth: TO / THE BRITISH NATION / FROM THE GRATEFUL PEOPLE OF BELGIUM / 1914 - 1918