Tag Archives: Cenotaph

Tewkesbury War Memorial

The War Memorial in Tewkesbury is situated on an island that sits at the intersection of Barton Str, Church Str,  and High Street. Google Earth co-ordinates are 51°59’32.75″N,   2° 9’27.29″W. This position also makes it very difficult to photograph because … 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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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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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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Germiston and Districts War Memorial: Germiston

These photographs were taken on the 14th of  November 2009 at the Germiston and Districts War Memorial on the corner of Odendaal and President Strs. Germiston. Sadly the memorial had been defaced and used as a drinking spot as well … Continue reading

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The Uitenhage War Memorial.

These photographs of the Uitenhage War Memorial are courtesy of Ronnie Lovemore. Interesting enough it has plaques from both World Wars, as well as the Korean War and the Border War, There is also a plaque commemorating the sacrifice of … Continue reading

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Walmer War Memorial in Walmer, Port Elizabeth

These photographs were kindly taken by Ronnie Lovemore in June 2011, and are used with his permission. This memorial to the men and women of  Walmer who died during the two World Wars may be found at Google Earth Co-ordinates    … Continue reading

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