Plaque

Burma Campaign - Woolwich

Erection date: 8/10/2011

Inscription

This tree was planted by the leader of Greenwich Council Councillor Chris Roberts on 8th October 2011.
To the memory of those who died and those who served in the Burma Campaign 1941 - 1945.
"When you go home, tell them of us and say for your tomorrow we gave our today."

The plaque dates the campaign from 1941, but other sources give it as 1942. The quotation is credited to John Maxwell Edmonds.

Site: Woolwich tree memorials and Buddy Bear (4 memorials)

SE18, Thomas Street

Buddy Bear is on the right of the photograph and the plaques beneath the trees are from centre left to right: Victory in Europe Day 1, Victory in Europe Day 2 and The Burma Campaign.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Burma Campaign - Woolwich

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Burma Campaign

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World War 2

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Burma Campaign - Woolwich

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Chris Roberts

Former Labour leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Buddy Bear

Buddy Bear

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Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 1

Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 1

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Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

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