Corporal T W H Veale VC Memorial Gardens 8431

Dartmouth, England, Devon, South Hams

Brief Description

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.

History

Corporal T W H Veale VC died in 1980. In 2002 members of his family unveiled the gardens and plaque in his honour.

Visitor Facilities

The memorial gardens are next to the war memorial in Dartmouth.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

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

Civil Parish

  • Dartmouth
Associated People

Just one person associated to Corporal T W H Veale VC Memorial Gardens