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CWGC - UK leaflet - 2023 - Southern England

Southern England leaflet


VISIT OUR HISTORIC SITES OF REMEMBRANCE DISCOVER CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS ACROSS SOUTHERN ENGLAND HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL SOUTHERN ENGLAND The Hollybrook Memorial commemorates almost 1,000 servicemen of the army and air forces who died at sea around the United Kingdom during the First World War (1914-18) and have no known grave. Amongst the names are hundreds of South African Native Labour Corps volunteers and Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War. Southampton, SO16 6HW RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL This magnificent memorial commemorates more than 20,000 service men and women of the Commonwealth air forces who died during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and Northern and Western Europe, and who have no known grave. 2 1 2 3 4 5 TOWER HILL MEMORIAL The men and women of the Merchant Navy sailed on hostile seas during the World Wars to keep Britain fed and supplied. This memorial, overlooking the Tower of London in the heart of the city, commemorates more than 36,000 personnel of the Merchant Navy who have no grave but the sea. Tower Hill, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London, EC3N 4DH 4 Cooper’s Hill Lane, Englefield Green, Egham, TW20 0LB BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY With over 5,000 service personnel commemorated here, Brookwood is the largest CWGC cemetery in United Kingdom. You can find the graves of men and women from across the Commonwealth, as well as American, Belgian, Czechoslovakian, French, Italian, and Polish war graves. Brookwood, Woking, GU24 0JD 3 1 5 CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL This is one of three great naval memorials built by the CWGC in the United Kingdom to commemorate the missing of the Royal Navy of the two World Wars. Here at Chatham, more than 18,500 service personnel who have no grave but the sea are named. 61 King’s Bastion, Gillingham, ME7 5DQ

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