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The Memorial Gates, London

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The Memorial Gates are a war memorial located at the Hyde Park Corner end of Constitution Hill in London. Also known as the Commonwealth Memorial Gates, they commemorate the armed forces of the British Empire from five regions of the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka), as well as Africa and the Caribbean, who served for Britain in the First and Second World Wars.


The memorial was inaugurated in 2002 by Queen Elizabeth II.
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  • This is such a beautiful and emotional tribute to the millions of soldiers from the Commonwealth who served and those who gave their lives in WW1 and WW2. There are four elegant stone gate posts...  more »
  • The gates are on Constitution Hill and commemorates the armed forces of the British empire. These include Africa. Caribbean, and the five regions of the Indian subcontinent.  more »
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  • A good photo opportunity. I am a bit disappointed that no African states are named on the monument.
  • Nice gates towards the Wellington arch

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