Remembrance Sunday 2017
The new cafe commemorating the American Airmen billeted in the park is now open near the childrens playground.
Remembrance Sunday is the day the UK and the world show respect for all the Military personnel and also think about innocent Civilians who lost their lives in two World Wars, and the UK also remembers lives lost in wars before and since.
There are many posts on Twitter and Facebook from all around the UK.
The memorial in the park is specifically to the American allies who were stationed here many went to fight and did not return.
Below is a copy of the 2015 blog Post.
Thinking and hoping for Peace Worldwide …
Our special link to the Second World War … not forgetting our own of course …
Check the 508th page too – full list of pages on the sidebar … this info is from the page …
“In 2014 it was the 70th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge from WWII.
During WWII, Wollaton Park was ‘home’ to part of the Airborne forces of the US Army, ie, those borne, or transported by air, who were stationed in Nottingham.
Permission has been sought and granted to include the online stories from the AMC museum in the USA that include references to Wollaton Park, or to the missions the Allied Forces bravely undertook during that time.
and their own website at
There is a small memorial with information just near the Courtyard in the park and there’s an American War Cemetary near Cambridge.”