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Gloucester War Memorial

The Gloucester War Memorial is situated on a corner at the entrance to Gloucester Park and may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates  51°51’36.29″N,   2°14’29.40″W. The plinth is topped with the familiar emblem of the Sphinx that is also found on … Continue reading

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Sutton Coldfield War Memorial

Sutton Coldfield War Memorial may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates 52.566082°, -1.824315°. It stands on a traffic circle close to the town hall and is a very impressive memorial. It was unveiled on 01 November 1922, and consists of … Continue reading

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The Hall of Memory, Birmingham

The major War Memorial in Birmingham is the Hall of Memory. I visited it on 10 April 2014, and it was a very pretty structure, although I do expect many people have very little idea of what it is or … Continue reading

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Chasetown War Memorial

The Chasetown War Memorial may be found in Chasetown Park, Google Earth co-ordinates:  52.670149°,  -1.933661° © DRW 2015 – 2018. Created 21/03/2015

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The Cenotaph in Southampton.

The Southampton Cenotaph may be found in Watts Park in Southampton city centre. It was designed by Edward Lutyens, and originally dedicated to the casualties of World War 1, and was unveiled in 1920.  The soft stone used in its … Continue reading

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War Memorial in Salisbury, Wiltshire

The first time I saw this memorial in Salisbury Market Square was when I was visiting Salisbury, but I was unable to get any photographs of it due to construction work and a flea market that was on at the … Continue reading

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Portsmouth War Memorial

Again this was one of those accidental discoveries that I made while heading towards the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth. The site, which is close to the Guildhall Square  has two seperate memorials in it, the dominant one is for  World … Continue reading

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The London Cenotaph

The Cenotaph in London may be found in Parliament Street and is very close to the Cabinet War Rooms and The Ministry of Defence. (Google Earth co-ordinates 51.502678°,  -0.126115°) It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, and was intended to … Continue reading

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