The HSF Grove

They came from far and wide

This page will give an account of the

Home Service Force Grove


The National Memorial Arboretum

at Alrewas, Staffordshire.

            1. Its inception.
            2. Its planning.
            3. Its funding.
            4. Its planting and construction.
            5. Its dedication.
            6. Its upkeep.
            7. Its future.
            8. It’s always there.
            9. It’s yours!

The bench on the HSF Grove, NMA. Visitors have been standing on it to take photographs of the Armed Forces Memorial, thus damaging the seat. An HSF Veteran and Unit member has kindly renovated the bench, but you are asked to keep an eye on it and inform us, please, of any damage. Please also (politely) approach anybody seen standing on it. We cannot do anything about the birds and their habits.

At the HSF Grove, in The NMA, The Vice President, Bob White, watched by The former President (now Patron), Col (Retd) Mike Taylor late RA, addresses delegates attending the Association’s 25th Anniversary commemoration of the raising of the Home Service Force

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