Royal Tank Regiment

Founded 28th July 1917.

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Royal Tank Regiment Memorial Statue
This memorial statue depicts the crew of a World War 2 Comet tank which was issued to the Royal Tank Regiment in 1945. The Comet had a crew of five: commander, gunner, loader, hull machine gunner, driver. It was equipped with a 77mm high velocity gun and powered by a 600 horse power Rolls Royce engine. The comet proved to be highly effective against enemy tanks of the day.
Unveiled by Colonel in Chief, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 13 June 2000.
Fear naught

In tribute to the crewmen who have served in the Heavy Section and Heavy Branch Machine Gun Corps, the Tank Corps, Royal Tank Corps and Royal Tank Regiment since tanks were first used in combat at Flers on 15th September 1916.

Whitehall Place, London, SW1



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