The memorial was designed by Sir Herbert Baker. As one of three Principal Architects working for the Commission, he designed many of our cemeteries and memorials in France and Belgium.
ARCHITECTS & DESIGNERS
Sir Herbert Baker, Joseph Armitage and Ferdinand Victor Blundstone
Sir Herbert Baker
Sir Herbert Baker was born in 1862. As one of the first three Principal Architects, he designed Tyne Cot Cemetery and its memorial in Belgium. Tyne Cot Cemetery is the largest CWGC cemetery in the world. His other work for the Commission includes Loos Memorial, Adanac Military Cemetery and Neuve Chapelle Memorial. He also worked in India and South Africa, where he designed a number of government buildings.