Edinburgh Polish War Memorial Gardens
- Metal Metal (any)
- Stone Stone (any)
- 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.
Plaque 1-[first is the Polish version of the English text]- ENTERNAL [sic] GLORY/TO THE/POLISH SOLDIERS/WHO DIED IN/1939-1945/FOR OUR FREEDOM/AND YOURS Plaque 2-THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD/AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW/OLD//AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM/NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN//AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING//WE WILL REMEMBER THEM//Dedicated to the brave Men and/Women who gave so much for our/freedom. Plaque 3 (on the flat stone)- This memorial is dedicated to the/people of Scotland and Poland.//Opened with the laying of a wreath/on/Sunday 9th November, 2008/by Mark Lazarowicz MP for Edinburgh North and Leith/and/Consul General of Poland Alexander Dietkow