Royal Marines Commando Alert With SLR - Bronze
This Sculpture is a 1980's version of the Royal Marine Alert or 'Stand To' leaning forward with his left foot up on a rock. He is dressed in the combats of the era with his webbing including shovel and M72 LAW on his back. The rifle he is carrying is the 7.62mm SLR which was the main service weapon of the British Army until being replaced by the SA80 at the end of the 80s. He is wearing his green beret and set into the rock he is standing up on is a Globe and Laurel. The statue includes a personalised engraved brass plate. Every statue is proudly handmade in the UK and are used by all the marine units including 30, 40, 42 and 45 Commando as retirement gifts and presentation gizzits.