CEMETRIES, MEMORIALS AND PLAQUES

Below is a list of cemeteries, memorials and plaques which have a link to HMS Acasta, HMS Ardent and HMS Glorious. Each of the 160 crewmen of HMS Acasta is remembered on one of the memorials listed below. 
If anyone is aware of any more memorials I would be grateful if you could notify the site with details.

Chatham Naval Memorial

There are 2 memorials from the 160 servicemen lost on HMS Acasta at the Chatham Naval Memorial. For further information please click here


Holy Cross Church, Bearsted, Kent 

The East window of the Chancel at Holy Cross, is of particular interest, as it depicts the Risen Christ flanked by Saint George, Saint Stephen, Saint Michael and Saint Nicholas. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors and can be seen cradling HMS Glorious. This is in memory of Commander W.H. Parkin, and the men of HMS Glorious. For further information please click here

Lowestoft Naval Memorial

There is 1 memorial from the 160 servicemen lost on HMS Acasta at the Lowestoft Naval Memorial. For further information please click here

Malta Plaque

GLARAC Association plaque which is located in the Maritime Museum, Valetta, Malta. For further information please click here


Narvik New Cemetery

There are 2 memorials from the 160 servicemen lost on HMS Acasta at the Narvik New Cemetery. For further information please click here

Norway Plaque

GLARAC Association plaque which is located in Trondenes, Norway. For further information please click here


Plymouth Naval Memorial

There are 4 memorials from the 160 servicemen lost on HMS Acasta at the Plymouth Naval Memorial. For further information please click here


Portsmouth Naval Memorial

There are 150 memorials from the 160 servicemen lost on HMS Acasta at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. For further information please click here

 

St. Nicholas Church Plaque

A GLARAC Association plaque is located in the church of St. Nicholas on the HM Naval Base Drake at Devonport. For further information please here

 

St. Peters Church, Martindale, Cumbria

The new Church in Martindale was built in 1880, replacing the old church of St. Martin. Of special note is the window dedicated to St Nicholas, patron saint of sailors. This is in memory of Commander W.H. Parkin, and the men of HMS Glorious. For further information please click here


The Destroyer Memorial

The memorial commemorates the officers and men of the Royal Navy lost during World War II serving on destroyers in all theatres from the Arctic Circle to the Pacific. For further information please click here


The National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas

The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance, a living and lasting memorial to commemorate and celebrate those who have given their lives in the service of their country. The GLARAC association have both a memorial and tree situated here. For further information please click here


Torshaven Cemetery

There is 1 memorial from the 160 servicemen lost on HMS Acasta at the Torshaven Cemetery. For further information please click here

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