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  • England , Lincolnshire

    This memorial garden is located close to the site of RAF Kirmington, which was constructed between 1941 and 1942. A striking feature of the site is the Lancaster propeller blade, recovered and donated by the Royal Netherlands Air Force Salvage Team. The blade was recovered from the crash site of 166 Squadron's ND-913.

  • England , Nottinghamshire

    This memorial site features a row of Canadian trees at the entrance to the airfield. The site commemorates 207 Squadron, who were based at Langar during World War 2.

  • England , Chester

    This garden of remembrance features gates with gold lettering and a memorial plinth inscribed to the dead of the 22nd Cheshire Regiment who lost their lives in World War 2.

  • Scotland , Arbroath

    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.

  • England , Pollington

    This memorial garden is on the site of the headquarters building for the former RAF station Snaith. The dead are remembered on a number of plaques associated with a group of trees and shrubs, along with a stone of remembrance.

  • Wales , Powys

    This is a garden of remembrance with a dedicatory plaque reading 'They gave their today for our tomorrow'. There is also a floral tribute to the dead.

  • England , Mepal

    This memorial takes the form of a small rose garden in the village of Mepal, Cambridgeshire. It commemorates the dead of the 75 (NZ) Squadron, who were based in the area during World War 2.

  • England , Hurstpierpoint

    The memorial gardens are one component of Adastra Park, which also has facilities for cricket, croquet, bowling, tennis and a community pavilion.

  • England , Kempston

    Features of Addison Howard Park include a memorial tree, a walnut which replaced an earlier tree, believed to be a silver birch. Facilities for cricket, bowls and football are also provided.

  • England , London

    In 1954 the whole site including that of the house, which was demolished, was laid out as a park. In the south was a children's playground, paddling pool and games courts with the rest landscaped with trees, shrubs, lawns and an ornamental pond that remains an important a feature.

  • England , Aldershot

    The Airborne Forces Garden is sited at the Airborne Forces Museum in Aldershot. The garden features dedicatory plaques on a mosaic-tiled stone plinth.

  • England , North Sheen

    This garden of remembrance commemorates the civilian dead of World War 2. At one end of the garden is a plain stone tablet set into a brick wall. There are benches to either side of the tablet.

  • England , West Yorkshire

    This garden, funded by Leeds Ajex, has a stone of remembrance bearing dedicatory tablets. It commemorates the dead of both World Wars and all who have died in defence of their faith.

  • England , Greater Manchester

    This memorial garden, situated next to the market in Denton is on the site of the home of Albert Hill, who won the Victoria Cross for bravery during the Battle of the Somme. The site features an English Heritage plaque, which was unveiled in 1996.

  • England , Greater London

    The garden is adjacent to St Mary Abbots Gardens, the former churchyard of Kensington Parish Church.

  • England , Dulwich

    The gate to this memorial garden leads to a paved path. There are borders on either side of the walkway.

  • England , Manston

    The central feature of this memorial garden is a stone of remembrance with a dedicatory plaque, flanked on either side by propellers from a crashed Short Sterling Bomber. Around these features are benches, trees, shrubs and flowers.

  • England , Youlgreave

    This raised garden is enclosed by drystone walls and features a tablet with inscription.

  • England , Lambourn

    This commemorative garden is in honour of two brothers. David Angier was killed in action in Germany in 1945. His brother Patrick became a Major and was killed in the Korean War in 1951. There are two brass plaques dedicated to the brothers. The plaques have now been removed to the church and the current status of the garden is unknown.

  • England , Wye

    This garden was created for the Chelsea Flower Show, and is now situated at the Flying Horse Public House, Wye.