Burma Star Memorial - Victoria Road, Deal, Kent, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue
N 51° 13.139 E 001° 24.154
31U E 388440 N 5675389
Quick Description: A Memorial erected by the Deal & Dover Branch - Burma Star Association, Victoria Road, Deal, Kent, UK.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/2/2012 7:57:06 AM
Waymark Code: WME4EH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ištván
Views: 1

Long Description:

A Burma Star Memorial sited across from Deal Castle, erected by members of the Deal & Dover Burma Star Association.

WHEN YOU GO HOME

TELL THEM OF US

AND SAY

FOR YOUR TOMORROW

WE GAVE OUR TODAY

 

 

ERECTED BY

DEAL DOVER BRANCH

BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION

IN MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES

WHO FELL IN THE BURMA

CAMPAIGN

1941-1945

 

Armed Forces personnel who served in the Burma Campaign between 11th December 1941 till 2nd September 1945 was eligible for The Burma Star Campaign Medal. My Grandfather L/Cpl 3443287 Ernest Hanson - Royal Engineers Regt was a recipient of the Burma Star medal, having fought in Burma between December 1941 and September 1945.

The stone memorial is located behind a small hedge and locked gate, but visible from the pavement. However the area immediately adjacent to the Memorial is used for disabled parking for visitors to Deal Castle and therefore access may be gained when the Castle is opened. The opening times for Deal Castle can be found here.

Property Permission: Private

Access instructions: See Detailed Description above.

Location of waymark:
Captains Garden Trust
Victoria Road
Deal, Kent England
CT14 7AP


Commemoration: Burma Star Campaign Medal Recipients

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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