A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ventnor -
- Botanic Gardens Memorials -

Location

At Ventnor Botanic Gardens, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40895  Normandy Veterans Association
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40896  1st Army (Djebels) Association
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40903  Polish Servicemen
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21872  FE POW Association

 
Description

A number of trees have been planted, marked by plaques, in commemoration of a number of groups who served in World War II. Some plaques have been replaced over the years.

Far Eastern Prisoners of War Association : an oak tree marked by a black slate plaque, unveiled and dedicated 24 October 1989

Normandy Veterans Association [plaque or tree not located as at 2005 - may have been removed]

1st Army (Djebels) Association

Polish Society, Isle of Wight
Memorials

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens
Far Eastern POW Association

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens : Far Eastern Prisoners of War Association
Far Eastern POW Association

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens : Normandy Veterans Association
Normandy Veterans Association [1]

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens : Normandy Veterans Association
Normandy Veterans Association [2]

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens : 1st Army (Djebels) Association
1st Army (Djebels) Association [1]

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens : 1st Army (Djebels) Association
1st Army (Djebels) Association [2]

Ventnor : Botanic Gardens : Polish Society, Isle of Wight
Polish Society, Isle of Wight
Inscriptions


THIS OAK TREE WAS PLANTED
OCTOBER 1989
IN MEMORY
OF
FAR EASTERN PRISONERS OF WAR
1941 - 1945
FROM ISLE OF WIGHT COMRADES


 
NVA original plaque :
 

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY THE
I.O.W. NORMANDY VETERANS ASSOCIATION
IN COMMEMORATION OF
THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN
6TH JUN TO AUGUST 1944


 
NVA replacement plaque :
 

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY MEMBERS
OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT BRANCH OF THE
NORMANDY VETERANS ASSOCIATION
TO COMMEMORATE ALL THOSE WHO TOOK PART IN THE D-DAY LANDINGS AND
SUBSEQUENT NORMANDY CAMPAIGN OF 1944
"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"


 

1ST ARMY ASSOCIATION
ISLE OF WIGHT BRANCH

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED
FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE
NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN

ALGIERS - TUNIS
1942 - 1943

"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"


 

THIS PLAQUE WAS DONATED
BY THE
POLISH SOCIETY, ISLE OF WIGHT
IN MEMORY OF THE POLISH
SOLDIERS, SAILORS AND AIRMEN
WHO DIED FIGHTING
FOR THEIR FREEDOM AND OURS
1939 - 1945


 
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