The Memorial Gates is a war memorial located at the Hyde Park Corner end of Constitution Hill in London, UK. It commemorates the armed forces of the British Empire from Africa, the Caribbean and the five regions of the Indian subcontinent (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) who served in the First and Second World Wars. The memorial was officially inaugurated in 2002 by HM The Queen.
“We are guardians of a precious flame, and it is our duty not only to keep it
burning brightly but to keep it replenished for the decades ahead.”
The Queen’s Commonwealth message to the 53 member states
Commemoration at the Memorial Gates:
10.15am on Monday, 14 March 2016
Members of the public are warmly invited to
watch the Ceremony – details in due course.
2015 programme ›
NEW Baroness Flather appointed President Memorial Gates Council 14 Jul 2015 | Has India's contribution to WW2 been ignored? Book extract, BBC News