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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Camden
Town
Holborn
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Planted
    Date: 14th May 1998
    Attended by: PRIME MINSTER OF CANADA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47457
Current location

OPPOSITE CANADA WALK MEMORIAL
Lincolns Inn Fields
Holborn
Camden
Greater London
WC2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 308 814
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CANADIAN MAPLE WITH DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE PLACED IN FRONT OF IT. METAL RAILINGS PLACED AROUND THE TREE.
Inscription
CANADIAN MAPLE (ACER SACCHARUM)/ THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY THE RT. HONORABLE JEAN CHRETIEN/ PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA/ IN THE COMPANY OF/ COUNCILLOR RAY ADAMSON/ MAYOR OF CAMDEN/ ON THURSDAY 14 MAY 1998./ THE TREE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMBERS OF THE/ ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE/ WHO WERE STATIONED IN LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (THE TREE WAS DONATED BY THAMES WATER SERVICES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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