Appointed a marshal in 1918, on the plinth of his statue in London are the words ‘I am conscious of having served England as I served my own country.’
A huge marble bust of Marx stands on a plinth at one end of the grave, which also contains the remains of his wife Jenny.
Agreement could not subsequently be reached as to which hero or monarch should be depicted and the plinth therefore remained empty for 158 years.
I was horrified when I got up to find the statue missing from its plinth .
There is a small ironstone statue on a brick plinth by the gate.
The plinth for the statue will be some two feet higher than originally planned in the interests of health and safety and to prevent vandalism.
We are happy to help them clean up the plinth of the statue.
Thieves appear to have tried to pull the 3ft-high lion down from its plinth on top of a 12 ft stone pillar.
Keighley town councillors say a railing around the plinth would enhance and protect the 80 year-old statue.
The 12 ft high statue and plinth , with its magnificent views of the Trossachs towards Loch Lomond, can be seen from miles around.