American Military Cemetery, Brookwood UK
Gathered in a dedicated subdomain are media created over many years while supporting the team at the American Military Cemetery, Brookwood, England. The intent is to honour and keep faith with all those memorialised there. Here are a mix of photo albums, videos and visual information to 2022. I value & am grateful for the opportunity to support the work of the on-site team.Click Here
The President of the Czech Republic His Excellency Petr Pavel at Brookwood
On Sunday 6th May after attending the coronation of Charles III the President of the Czech Republic Petr Pavel and wife Eva visited the Czechoslovak Memorial at Plot 28 and associated family graves in Brookwood cemetery. The event was hosted by MAFCSV with the hospitality of The Trench Experience.
Further information and an album of the event is Here
Servare et Manere and The Platinum Jubilee Tree
The Queen's Green Canopy Virtual Commemorative Plaque
The full report of the Platinum Jubilee Sister Project within the International Tree of Peace initiative is here. The Platinum Jubilee Tree was planted at Brookwood Military Cemetery on 19th March 2023 by H.E. Mr. Róbert Ondrejcsák Slovak Ambassador, H.E. Mrs. Marie Chatardová Czech Ambassador, Mrs Gerry Manolas, Chair of the MAFCSV and Marek Sobola, Servare et Manere Secretary-General & Founder.
An album by WyrdLight of the event is Here
MAFCSV Service of Remembrance
The Memorial Association for Free Czechoslovak Veterans held their memorial service at the National Memorial in Brookwood. The event was attended by families, children from the Czech and Slovak schools as well as Defence Attaches from 10 UK Embassies including representation of Norway, Australia and New Zealand.Web Pages Here
Yvonne Cormeau's Blue Plaque
Secret World War 2 and The Guinness Partnership unveiled a Blue Plaque honouring war time agent Yvonne Cormeau at Holbein Place in London. Yvonne's daughter and grandaughter attended with family members.Web Pages Here
SOE Palmach & Jews Honoured at the Last Post
On Sunday 4th September 2022 Secret World War 2 and representatives of AJEX and the Israeli Embassy gathered at the Brookwood 1939-1945 Memorial to the Missing to honour Palestinian Jews who fought with the Allies. The ceremony at the Memorial was extended to the Last Post Service at the Air Forces Shelter where prayers were the kaddish were again voiced. Web Pages Here
Belgian SOE Agents Remembered
at the Last Post Service July 2022
Services began at the 1939-45 Brookwood Memorial to the missing. The Belgian Agents have no known grave & so their names are recorded there on Panel 22. Their stories were told by Paul McCue at the Memorial & again later at the Air Forces Shelter where Captain Flamant placed a wreath on behalf of the Belgian people & their Ambassador in the UK.Web Pages Here
Memorial Day Service 2022
At the American Cemetery Brookwood
An event introduced by Commissioner Matthew Jones of the American Battle Monuments Commission and addressed by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant Mr Michael More-Molyneux; Brigadier General William L. Marshall representing the USAF Europe & the USAF Africa and Mr Matthew Palmer, Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy in London. Ceremonial and event music was played by the Gordon School Pipes & Drums and the United States Air Forces in Europe Band.
The event was planned and arranged by Angelo Munsel, Superintendent with the help and support of Gail Anderson, Cemetery Associate. The grounds were prepared by Cliff and Ashley. Refreshments were hosted at The Trench Experience courtesy of Eddie Jones.The page is here.
SWW2LN Commemorative Service at the
Air Forces Memorial Runnymede
Held for the WAAF and RAFVR agents of M.I.9 and the Special Operations Executive (SOE). And the aircrew of the Special Duties Squadrons of the Royal Air Force all of whom are commemorated on the Runnymede Air Forces War Memorial.
The service was held on Sunday 28th November 2021.Web Pages Here
Brookwood Military Cemetery
Inscription of every warriors name on the Chapel Walls
of the American Cemetery.
A full set of Panels from the Russia Memorial (removed in 2015) added in legible format. The Memorial showed the only VC recipient commemorated at Brookwood. Shown here
Images of Panel 26 & 27 of the 1939-45 Brookwood Memorial updated to show the
' including new inscriptions for Israeli SOE Agents
Short initial section added about the 2015: 1914-18 Brookwood Memorial
easily readable in high definition here
An interactive cemetery map. Shows images of all sections of the military cemetery including burial plots and memorials. Includes allied nationals, Chelsea Pensioners, QA Nurses as well as German and Italian plots.Enter
High definition images now added showing all names on each of the
Brookwood Memorial Panels - shortcut
High definition images - zoom to full size, now added (2015) of all fourteen
Panels on the UK 1914-18 Memorial
(As opposed to the the 1914 -1918 Brookwood Memorial noted at top)
RecentWork - shown above. Click on title or link to see album.
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