75th Anniversary of VJ Day


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Reference WMO/276827

Address:

St Nicholas' Church

Lowther Street

Whitehaven

CA28 7DG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Plaque. Note that in spite of the wording the memorial does not yet exist (as of 18 October 2020). It has been delayed by Covid 19. It is currently going through Faculty Process with the relevant approval meeeting being on 3 December 2020. It will be mounted externally on the East Wall of the ruins of the former Church (not on the remaining Tower Chapel)
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VJ75/In Memory of all British and/Commonwealth service men and women/who served in the Far East and South East/Asia campaigns,/Prisoners of war,/Civilians, internees/and those whp did not return/This memorial was dedicated on the 75th anniversary of/VJ Day/15th August 2020/"When You Go Home, Tell Them of Us and Say,/For Your Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today'

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