On 4th October 2015 the trust unveiled the memorials to Trooper Fred Potts VC, his comrade Trooper Arthur Andrews and the men of the Berkshire Yeomanry. The memorials are situated in The Forbury, just outside Forbury Gardens in front of The Crown Courts and The Forbury Hotel. They were adopted by Reading Borough Council in January 2016.
Patrons: The Hon Mrs Bayliss CVO JP, Mr Christopher Tarrant OBE, Mr Michael Naxton curator Lord Ashcroft’s VC collection
The continuing work of the trust is:-
1. Educational Outreach – to primary and secondary schools.
2. Other briefing –talks to Rotary Clubs and others.
3. Facilitating regular cleaning of the memorials.
4. To establish the memorials as Talking Memorials in time for the 2nd anniversary of the unveiling event.
The memorials are recorded on the “War Memorials On Line” website:
Donations – via Local Giving.