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War Memorial Gardens, St Ives 8652

Introduction

These ornamental gardens are situated in the centre of St Ives. The site features ornamental planting, a Korean War memorial and the Burma Star Association memorial. Flanking the entrance are the memorials to World Wars 1 and 2. There is also a floral tribute to RAF No. 617 squadron.

History

History

Sir Edward Hain (d. 1917) lost his son in World War 1 and gave the land for the memorial park in commemoration.

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)