The Royal Artillery Memorial at Hyde Park Corner has continued to be the subject of much critical discussion with Lord Curzon being quoted as describing the howitzer as "a toad squatting, which is about to spit fire out of its mouth...nothing more hideous could ever be conceived".
Driver was a military rank used in the British Army and the armies of other Commonwealth countries amd is equivalent to the rank of Private. A Driver would drive the teams of horses which pulled the guns. It was phased out after the First World War. When the Royal Corps of Transport amalgamated in 1993 to form the Royal Logistic Corps the rank of Driver disappeared from the British Army.
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