Inauguration Photograph Gallery
Below are a set of pictures showing the building of the plinth and the placing of the Cromwell tank on it. Please click on any of the pictures to see the full version. Also at the bottom of the page is a video of the events.
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|Digging out the foundations.||The foundations under cover.||Preparing the steel work.||Pouring cement.|
|Royal Engineers.||Blues and Royals Trumpeters.||Lord Carver Giving His Address.||Lord Carver and Les Dinning.|
|The plinth.||Tank arrives on low loader.||Up Up and away.||Careful!|
|Nearly there!||Its on!||Looking good!||Front view of the tank.|
|Name on the Tank.||Les after a long day, a long week, a long month, a long... You get the idea!||Tank plaque||Job done (Some rain on the lens)|
|Video of the installation of the Memorial, the practice for and the inauguration of the memorial on 23rd October 1998, plus a footage of a few veterans remembering times past..|
Tribute to the founder of 7th Armoured Division Memorial - Les Dinning
Location of 7th Armoured Division (The Desert Rats) Memorial