Promenade de Verdun

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Reference WMO230431

Address:

Off Foxley Lane

Purley

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Tree/s
Materials:
  • Flora and Fauna Tree(s)
Lettering: No lettering
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A line of Lombardy poplars
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The Ministry of the Interior / has given earth from a sacred spot in the / neighbourhood of Armentieres so that each / tree may grow in a combination of French / and British soil. / The Lombardy poplars along this grass walk / were planted in Reverent (sic) Memory of those / Brave Soldiers of France / who fell in the Great War. / The public are asked to assist in protecting this arboricultural tribute.

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Grade II (England)

1431287

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