Far East Prisoners of War (Burma Railway Construction Workers)
- Metal Metal (any)
- Other Concrete
- Stone Granite
- Second World War (1939-1945)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Main plaque of black granite: IN MEMORY OF THE TENS OF THOUSANDS/ OF BRITISH CIVILIAN AND MILITARY PERSONNEL/ WHO SUFFERED INCARCERATION, MANY DYING, / IN THE FAR EAST DURING THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ INCLUDING THOSE FORCED TO LABOUR/ ON THE BURMA RAILWAY./ THEY ASK FOR NOTHING BUT REMEMBRANCE/ OF THEIR LIVES AND A PROMISE OF/ PEACE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS./ IMAGE BY RONALD SEARLE, ARTIST AND PRISONER OF WAR WHO LABOURED ON THE BURMA RAILWAY/ Boulder plaque at forefront of memorial at 6 o'clock: ETERNAL THANKS GO TO/ COUNCILLOR ROGER ROBINSON/ CAMDEN NEW JOURNAL EDITOR ERIC GORDON/ PROJECT MANAGER SHAUN POLLARD/ ARCHITECT CHRIS ROCHE/ WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO CHRIS MAYNARD/ AND THE GENEROSITY OF THE READERS OF THE/ CAMDEN NEW JOURNAL/ WITHOUT WHOSE HELP THIS PROJECT WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE/ UNVEILED BY VISCOUNT/ JOHN SLIM/ 21ST SEPTEMBER 2012/ THIS PLAQUE WAS DONATED BY MR ROSS HARMER/ Series of plaques on right: 1. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED./ CORPORAL W J SHAW/ ROYAL ARTILLERY/ LEST WE FORGET/ 2. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED./ PTE J DZIEMIESZKO/ 17 LWOWSKI INFANTRY BN/ POLISH ARMY/ LEST WE FORGET/ 3. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED. / L/CORPORAL J WILLIAMSON/ EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT/ LEST WE FORGET/ 4. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED. / PTE M DZIEMIESZKO/ 15 POZNANSKI LANCERS/ POLISH CORPS/ LEST WE FORGET/ 5. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED./ L/CORPORAL BERNARD KNAPP/ ROYAL HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT/ ARNHEM/ LEST WE FORGET/ 6. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED./ CORPORAL NOEL AMBROSE/ SOLDIER AND A GENTLEMAN/ LEST WE FORGET/ Silver plaque beneath boulder at 6 o'clock facing: PTE ALFONSO ANTONIO GARIZIO/ 1ST CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT BORN: 28.10.1919 DIED : 25.3.2017/ IN LASTING MEMORY OF/ "TONE" WHO GAVE GREAT SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY,/ AND WHO UNVEILED THIS MEMORIAL/ WITH THE LORD VISCOUNT SLIM ON THE 21ST SEPTEMBER 2012./ Series of plaques 9 o' clock facing: 1. L. CPL. ARTHUR MAYNARD/ ROYAL SIGNAL REGIMENT/ LEST WE FORGET/ 2. FOR THOSE WHO HAV E SERVED./ R.T GOODERE/ ROYAL NAVY/ LEST WE FORGET/ 3. FOR THOSE WHOHAVE SERVED./ T/CAPT LEONARD C WILLIAMS MID/ 11TH EAST AFRICAN DIVISION/ BURMA 1944/ LEST WE FORGET 4. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED/ CORPORAL L. W BEETISON/ ROYAL AIR FORCE./ LEST WE FORGET./ 5.WHEN YOU GO HOME,/ TELL THEM OF US AND SAY,/ FOR YOUR TOMORROW,/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY./ 6. IN MEMORY OF PTE. ERNIE NEIGHBOUR AND ALL THOSE/ WHO SUFFERED AND DIED ON THE BURMA RAILWAY, LEST WE FORGET./ 7. FOR THOSE WHO SERVED/ CORPORAL JOHN BROUGHTON/ 1ST BN. SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY/ LEST WE FORGET. 8. LT ERIC LOMAX/ ROYAL SIGNAL REGT/ (THE RAILWAY MAN)/ LEST WE FORGET/ 9. LCPL GEORGE ALBERT PHILLIPS/ 1ST MIDDLESEX REGIMENT/ LEST WE FORGET