Stone

El Alamein stone

Inscription

{Inscription in the steel panel at the front of the memorial:}
Harrow honours those who gave their lives for peace.

{Small panel on the right side of the memorial:}
This stone came from El Alamein.

Site: Harrow Council memorials (2 memorials)

HA1, Station Road , Harrow Council Buildings

In our photo (looking south): the El Alamein stone is between the two nearest trees, and the Burma Star Association plaque is on the wall to the right of the pedestrian in black.

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

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El Alamein stone

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World War 2

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El Alamein

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Burma Star Association

Burma Star Association

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