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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.

Location information:

Address: Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9YY

Locality: Dartmouth

Local Authorities:

Devon; South Hams; Dartmouth

Historical County: Devon

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 202 Grid Ref: SX878514
Latitude: 50.3518 Longitude: -3.57845

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Opening contact details:

The memorial gardens are next to the war memorial in Dartmouth.

Key information:

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

Survival: Extant

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