TQ5578 : War Memorial, Purfleet

near to Purfleet, Thurrock, Great Britain

War Memorial, Purfleet
War Memorial, Purfleet
Beside the London Road. In front of a small church.
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.
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2012
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TQ5578, 44 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5506 7835 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9712N 0:13.9029E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5506 7834
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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