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25/09/2014

Blue Plaque for Sir Fabian Ware

Blue plaque inscribed with the following text - Sir Fabian Ware 1869-1949 Founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission lived here 1911-1919

Sir Fabian Ware, the man who ensured fallen First World War soldiers were honoured with a dignified final resting place, has beeen commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque on his former London home.

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Blue Plaque for Nobel Prize-Winning Biologist 14/07/2014 Blue Plaque for Nobel Prize-Winning Biologist Sir Peter Medawar, a Nobel Prize-winning biologist responsible for crucial advances in organ transplantation, has been honoured with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at his former home in Hampstead, London. Read full story

Blue Plaque for First World War Head Nurse 25/06/2014 Blue Plaque for First World War Head Nurse Dame Maud McCarthy, the most senior nurse on the Western Front during the First World War, has been honoured with a blue plaque at her former home in Chelsea, London. Read full story

London Blue Plaques Re-Open for Nominations 18/06/2014 London Blue Plaques Re-Open for Nominations London's famous Blue Plaques scheme has reopened for nominations. Read full story

Blue Plaque for Tony Hancock 12/05/2014 Blue Plaque for Tony Hancock On what would have been his 90th birthday, comedian Tony Hancock (1924-1968) has been commemorated today with an English Heritage blue plaque on the London building where he lived when 'Hancock's Half Hour' - first on radio, then on television - made him a household name in Britain. Read full story

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