Category Archives: cenotaph

Lichfield Garden of Remembrance

I was quite surprised to find the Garden of Remembrance in Lichfield, considering I was not looking for it in the first place. The War Memorial was designed by Charles Edward Bateman, and the garden was opened on 20 October … Continue reading

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Havant War Memorial

Probably one of the more frustrating War Memorials I have photographed in ages. I was in the area for a job interview so did not have my camera, but used my phone instead, but the sun was just in the … Continue reading

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Merstham War Memorial

If anybody wants to know where Merstham is, it is between East Croydon and Redhill in Surrey (On the way to Gatwick Airport). I was in that area for a job interview and spotted this memorial very close to the … Continue reading

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Reading War Memorial

The War Memorial in Reading is not really a spectacular memorial, it does not have any Roll of Honour, or any of the trappings normally associated with war memorials that I have seen, in fact it is probably better described … Continue reading

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Hook War Memorial

The War Memorial in the village of Hook, may be found on the traffic island between London and Newnham Roads just outside Hook. at Google Earth co-ordinates  51.280389°  -0.968156° The memorial is inscribed: AD 1920 This Stone of Remembrance was … 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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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 Cenotaph on Central. Hong Kong

This cenotaph stands on a square in what is known as Central (Hong Kong Island) and was photographed in March 2008. I visited the SAI WAN War Cemetery in 2010 where many of those involved in the Battle for Hong … 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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