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Brief description of site

Royal Marines Condor is home to 45 Commando Group, and a range of other Units, including 662 Volunteer Gliding Squadron, 2 Signals Squadron from 32 Signals Regiment and 30 Commando Information Exploitation Group Royal Military Police Detachment. The memorial garden was designed by Toby Buckland (garden designer, and presenter of Gardener’s World 2008-10). Features include an eight tonne granite memorial stone bearing the names of the dead who have fallen since 1971. Several other large boulders have been brought from countries where members of the Unit have fallen, including Iraq, Afghanistan and the Falklands.

Brief history of site

The site was previously an old walled garden, which has been laid out as a memorial site. It opened on 11/11/2011.

Location information:

Address: Royal Marines, Condor, Arbroath, Angus, DD11 3SP

Locality: Arbroath

Local Authorities:

Angus; Arbroath North

Historical County: Angus

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 54 Grid Ref: NO616435
Latitude: 56.5818 Longitude: -2.62672

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: military base

Site first created: 11/11/2011

Survival: Extant

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