Sunday, January 15, 2017

Remembering all who served in WW2

1. The Drigg Oak outside a former Ordnance Factory
[It commemorates all who served their country in WW2]
2. Memorial tablet for the Drigg Oak 
[Mounted on granite outside the former Drigg R.O.F.]
For additional information click on 'Comments' below.


Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

Additional information

Beside the road close to the main entrance of the wartime Drigg Royal Ordnance Factory (now the site of a national low level waste depository) is an oak tree [Photograph No. 1]. It was planted on 6 June 2010, the 65th anniversary of the Normandy Landings.

A memorial tablet is mounted on a piece of local pink granite in front of the tree which can be seen in photograph No. 2. The inscription reads as follows:
"This Oak was planted
6th June 2010
by Joy Hutchings,
It stands as a reminder for us all to
remember those who served their country
in World War II"

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