29 May 2017
CWGC wins people's choice award for first Gardening Scotland garden
CWGC along with veterans’ charity Glen Art, and the Wilfred Owen Association has been awarded the people's choice award and a silver medal for this year’s Gardening Scotland (June 2 to 4). The garden was created to commemorate the CWGC’s centenary and Wilfred Owen’s stay at Craiglockhart in Edinburgh in 1917.
Nearly half a million people visited the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial to view the iconic sculpture Poppies: Wave, as it was fixed to a monument dedicated to remembering the war dead of the two world wars for the first time. Many visitors left special messages on the Commission’s Time To Remember wall. Here is a selection of the moving posts.
An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?