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Plaque: Kew Gardens war memorial
War Memorial

Inscription

To the glory of God and in honoured memory of the members of the Kew Guild and staff of the Royal Botanic Gdns Kew who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1919.
{37 names listed in alphabetical sequence. See Subjects commemorated for the list.}
Floreat Kew

{On a matching panel added below:}
1939 - 1945
{14 names listed in no particular sequence that we can detect. See Subjects commemorated for the list.}

‘Floreat Kew’, meaning ‘May Kew Flourish’ is the motto of the Kew Guild. 

Site: Kew Gardens war memorial (2 memorials)

TW9, Kew Gardens, Temple of Arethusa

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Kew Gardens war memorial

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World War 1

We'd always assumed that this war was known as the Great War until WW2 came a...

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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Members of Kew Guild and staff of Royal Botanic Gdns Kew lost in WW1, WW2

From the Kew Guild: "The Kew Guild was founded in 1893, as an offshoot of the...

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Pte. Arthur Edwin Baggs

Canadian Seaforth Highlanders

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Kew Gardens war memorial

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Kew Gardens

Officially, The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. They originated in the garden o...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Kew Gardens war memorial

Information Also at this site

Verdun oak bench

{On the side nearest the water, carved into the front of the seat:} This benc...

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