Firefighters Serving Humanity Memorial - The National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, UK
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N 52° 43.769 W 001° 43.884
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Quick Description: This large memorial is dedicated to our Firefighters and lies in The National Memorial Arboretum.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/19/2010 12:45:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM92T2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
Consisting of a block of six and a half tons of red granite this striking memorial has a stainless steel and enamel badge. The eight-pointed star represents the eight qualities of firefighting: Tact, Gallantry, Dexterity, Observation, Perseverance, Loyalty, Explicitness and Sympathy. There are inscriptions engraved on both sides and a nearby black granite plaque is dedicated to The Fire and Rescue Services. Upon this are the details of the dedication of the memorial garden.

H.R.H. The Princess Royal who is Patron to the Trust unveiled the monument on 20th May 2008. The memorial is to all personnel past, present and future.
Memorial Website: [Web Link]

Physical address:
National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas, Staffordshire United Kingdom
DE13 7AR


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