Child Holocaust Survivors
- Metal Metal (any)
- Metal Silver
- Timber Timber (any)
- Timber Oak
- 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.
This tree was planted on 14 August 2015 by Ben Helfgott MBE/Honorary President of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust/It was presented to commemorate the seventieth anniversary/of his arrival at this site in the Summer of 1945/He came as part of a group of/three hundred orphaned Jewish child/Holocaust survivors who came to the Lake Distict directly/from the concentration camps/The children stayed in hostels located on Calgarth Estate/which stood on this location between 1942 and 1964 and it was here/that they began to rebuild shattered lives/This tree was originally grown from an/acorn, and nurtured in Cumbria by/Trevor Avery BEM, Director of Lake District Holocaust Project/The acorn was gathered from the foot of a tree that still stands today/at the place of huge sorrow near Oswiecim in Poland./Oswiecim was renamed "Auschwitz" by the Nazi German/occupiers in the Second World War/The Auschwitz concentration camp complex/was the largest of its kind established by the Nazi regime.