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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Bournemouth
Town
Bournemouth
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Planted
    Date: 8th May 1945
    Attended by: MAYOR OF BOURNEMOUTH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51175
Current location

In Central Gardens near Town Cenotaph
on North side of Bourne Stream
Central Gardens
Bourne Avenue
Bournemouth
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 6DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 08459 91312
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TREE (MEXICAN SWAMP CYPRESS) IN PARK GARDENS WITH PLAQUE ON PURBECK STONE PLACED IN FRONT ROUGH HEWN STONE BACKING FOR METAL PLAQUE. NO DECORATION AND CAPITAL LETTERS. ATTACHED BY SCREWS AT EACH CORNER.
Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE/ VICTORY IN EUROPE/ MAY 8TH 1945./ THIS TREET WAS PLANTED BY HIS/ WORSHIP THE MAYOR OF BOURNEMOUTH/ COUNCILLOR H. C. BROWN J.P./ TREE/ TAZAGIUM DISTICHUM
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: height 300MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Metal
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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