Richmond upon Thames 1WW Belgian Refugee Memorial

by helen.d.baker in London

Richmond upon Thames 1WW Belgian Refugee Memorial
We did it
On 14th November 2015 we successfully raised £2,122 with 30 supporters in 56 days

Build a memorial beside the river to the 6000 1WW Belgian Refugees who made our towns "The Belgian Village on the Thames".

by helen.d.baker in London

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Your name will be added to the Roll of Honour in "Belgium on Thames: Twickenham and Richmond in the First World War", a book telling the story of our Belgian Refugees which will be published when the memorial is unveiled. And if you want to, you may add the name of a Belgian Refugee from the neighbourhood (with family).

£20 or more

£20 Reward

You will also receive a copy of the watercolour of the memorial site by local artist Carol Wain, with the memorial inscription shown in decorative script.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

Additionally to the other rewards, Local Historian Helen Baker will provide a guided tour of the key sites in Richmond and Twickenham’s Belgian story, showing fascinating historic photos of buildings which, in most cases, are still here today.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

Additional to the other rewards, you will be one of the special guests invited to the reception after the memorial unveiling. You will also receive a signed copy of "Belgium on Thames", and an offer for your name to be shown on the information board beside the memorial itself.

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