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Freda's Grave

Cannock Chase, Stafford, England
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Very interesting!

Look out for the brown sign and follow - you will be very surprised as to what is there. I am not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbados1999
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UK
Very interesting to learn that an NZ Wartime mascot was honoured at Cannock Chase.

Lovely walks all around the area. The carpark close by is excellent as someone has put out bird... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Jenny B
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Victoria Point, Queensland, Australia
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Cannock Chase, Stafford, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Look out for the brown sign and follow - you will be very surprised as to what is there. I am not going to spoil it for you....

Thank Barbados1999
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Lovely walks all around the area. The carpark close by is excellent as someone has put out bird food and a large range of birds frequent the spot to peck at the ground along with many grey squirrels. If you love photography and small coloured...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cannock Chase has lots to offer; it's a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, has outward bound centres, lots of walks and wildlife: especially deer, which you might see when you visit Fredas' Grave. As you're in the area, you can include a visit to The...More

1  Thank yvonne c
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Yes it's a dogs' grave but there is a bigger story here. The regimental mascot of the incredibly brave fighting men from New Zealand, who were stationed here before going off to the horrors of France.

Thank iamthebadger67
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I live near Cannock Chase and attend Remembrance Services for all the animals that served during tithe world war 1 and 2 conflict Nearby is the commwealth and German cemeteries. Well worth a visitb

Thank May K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I were walking on The Chase and saw the sign pointing the way to Freda's grave - intrigued we went to find it - having no idea who Freda was off we went - without saying more ....... Go and find it!

2  Thank Barbados1999
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This has to be a gem for the Chase. Hard not to be moved. Combined a deer siting, ice cream and tears.

Thank Hugh L
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with my nephew who likes military history, I must admit I didn't know this story so was pleased we went, always good to have a place that preserves local history

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Not a lot to say about this area, this is a monument to Polish in the 2nd WW. The walks around the area are nice with a good variety of wildlife in the local area. Very close to here is the 2nd WW cemetary and...More

Thank Carlf207
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting this area for years with family, some great walks and beautiful views of the chase. The memorial is a modest tribute to the military history of the site. It's perfectly sited between the ancient old woodland and the newer pines allowing for...More

Thank Leemal
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