The Royal Fusiliers Memorial

The Royal Fusiliers Memorial

Albert Toft, sculptor

Cheadle and Harding, architects

Bronze (A.B. Burton, foundry)


Dimensions: statue 2.6m high; plinth approx. 4.5m high

High Holborn, London (near both Prudential Assurance Building and Staple Inn)

This inscription reads "The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). To the Glorious Memory of 22,000 Royal Fusiliers who fell in the Great War. 1914-1919[.]" Below has been added "and to the Royal Fusiliers who fell in the World War[.]"

Signed on base, west side: “ALBERT TOFT Sc.”

Other Views

  • Statue alone
  • Another view (by Robert Freidus)
  • Inscription on base
  • Photograph 2009 by George P. Landow and text by GPL, Jacqueline Banerjee, and Robert Freidus.

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