Roll of Honour

Tree at the National Arboretum

Air Despatch Tree

The Air Despatch Tree at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire.

Burial in the Jungle
The jungle burial of Despatchers and Aircrew
from the crash of 15th June 1956

The men were buried at the crash site because of the secrurity situation in Malaya during the Emergency. They were later exhumed and reburied in Cheras Christian Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur.

The War Graves and Memorial Project is aiming to photograph every war grave, graves from military conflicts, individual memorials, Ministry of Defence graves, and family memorials of serving military personnel from WWI to the present day.

Photographs of the graves of men commemmorated in these pages can be found in their website. The War Graves Photographic Project

Oosterbeek War Cemetery

The National Memorial Arboretum

Take an armchair stroll around the Arboretum, courtesy of Google Street View.


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