Mesothelioma UK Armed Forces Memorial Dedication

  • 16 October 2023
  • 2pm
  • For more information please contact Anne Moylan tel: 07739 631 523 email:

Shot at Dawn

Visitors are advised that the Shot at Dawn Memorial will close to the public on Monday 6 May. The memorial will undergo restoration and will be closed for approximately six weeks whilst these works take place. Free Shot at Dawn Talks will continue to take place daily at 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the Millennium Chapel, please ask at the Welcome Desk for more information. Visit our Shot at Dawn Restoration Appeal to find out more and donate.

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The ‘Mesothelioma UK Supporting our Armed Forces’ project has successfully raised funds to build a memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.

This new memorial will honour those who have served in the Armed Forces and have lost their battle against mesothelioma.

The memorial concept depicts building blocks of life, engraved with information about mesothelioma, asbestos and our Armed Forces.

The service will include:

  • 2pm - Arrive at Arboretum
  • 2.30pm - Gather at memorial
  • 2.30pm - 3pm - Dedication ceremony
  • 3pm - Refreshments

The Mesothelioma UK Supporting Our Armed Forces project provides a specialist service for armed forces personnel and veterans who have been affected by mesothelioma , the asbestos related cancer. The project has been supported by grants from  the Armed Forces Covenant Fund and aims to raise awareness of the disease and provide information and support for serving personnel and veterans.

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