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2nd Lieut. Rex Moir (1898-1915) and his father Sir Ernest William Moir (1862-1933). Sculptor: Lillian M. Wade. Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, Greater London. [Click on the images and those below to enlarge them.]

British Listed Buildings site, describes the bronze figure on a prink granite base as follows: “The monument comprises a draped figure of Peace, holding an olive branch, placed on a stylised ionic column bearing a relief profile portrait, set within a laurel wreath surround. The tapering plinth stands on a two-stepped base. The monument is set within an evergreen glade.” According to the British Listed Buildings site, the monument also commemorates Sir Ernes Moir, the engineer “responsible for the construction of the Blackwall and Hudson River Tunnels.”



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Bibliography

“Tomb of Lieutenant Rex Moir Died 1915 and Sir Ernest William Moir 1862 to 1933, Woking” British Listed Buildings. Web. 12 March 2013.


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