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Always kept nice

Well kept memorial, The British Legion in Desborough always display the many wreaths from all local... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
KandJGill37
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Desborough, United Kingdom
Looking Good

This is a nice clean memorial and is good to have a look around. It is not a large memorial but it... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
_jimkmac
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Desborough, United Kingdom
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27 Aug 2018
“Always kept nice”
7 Aug 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Well kept memorial, The British Legion in Desborough always display the many wreaths from all local organizations in the town after the annual Remembrance service. They are now marking 100 days before 11th November 2018 with a wooden cross and poppy posies for the 100th...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a nice clean memorial and is good to have a look around. It is not a large memorial but it is peaceful and relaxing.

Thank _jimkmac
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Nice and local memeorial, namiming members of the local community who died in the war to end all wars

Thank Darryl H
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I have only discovered in recent years that the name of a Great Uncle is on this War Memorial. He was killed at Gallipoli aged 18 RIP

Thank David D
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

But very sad when you consider how small Desborough once was and how many names are recorded here. A simple but effective monument. Also worth visiting is the Church of St Giles at the bottom of the road.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

As part of their Passchendaele commemoration, Desborough Poppy Appeal have created a wire frame in the shape of a "Tommy" to be covered in poppies, to represent the soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice and never returned from the fields of Flanders. One of these...More

Thank 378lizh
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Having written the book Desborough and the Great War 1914 - 1919 after visiting the memorial many years ago, I feel like I know some of those named upon it. The research I did actually revealed a number of men who were entitled to be...More

Thank stevenv48
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A memorial monument to the fallen of Desborough, through the wars, Deep Respect, well worth a visit to pay your respects.

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