TR1865 : Herne War Memorial

taken 6 years ago, near to Herne, Kent, Great Britain

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Herne War Memorial in this square
Herne War Memorial
Herne War Memorial
Herne
Herne is a small village in East Kent. It is divided from Herne Bay by the A299, Thanet Way. The village is situated on the A291, Canterbury to Herne Bay Road. The village possesses an old windmill.
War Memorials
War memorials were mainly constructed after WWI to commemorate the troops who gave their lives in the war. Many were then updated after WWII. Some war memorials date back to the Boer War. Almost every town and village in Britain has a War Memorial. They take many forms the commonest being an obelisk, a cross or statue of a soldier. Some commemorate the inhabitants of a place, some are for schools and others are for companies or Military groupings.
Many memorials are grade II listed, 61 are II* listed, LinkExternal link*_listed_war_memorials_in_England
& 12 are Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
A search for memorials can be carried out at LinkExternal link
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TR1865, 94 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1827 6585 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.9874N 1:7.9857E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1829 6585
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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