Corporal T W H Veale VC Memorial Gardens, Dartmouth, England
Record Id: 8431
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Brief description of site
The focal point of this garden are four magnolias donated by the Savill Garden in Windsor. Corporal T W H Veale VC, to whom this garden is dedicated, received the Victoria Cross for his heroic rescue of Eric Savill in the Somme in July, 1916. Much of the rest of the garden is made up of white flowering bulbs and shrubs, along with a blue metal plaque commemorating Corporal Veale.
Brief history of site
Corporal T W H Veale VC died in 1980. In 2002 members of his family unveiled the gardens and plaque in his honour.
Address: Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9YY
Devon; South Hams; Dartmouth
Historical County: Devon
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Opening contact details:
The memorial gardens are next to the war memorial in Dartmouth.
Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: memorial garden
Context or principal building: commemorative
Site first created: 2002
Main period of development: Early 21st century