HY2225 : Kitchener Memorial on Marwick Head

near to Brockan, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Kitchener Memorial on Marwick Head
Kitchener Memorial on Marwick Head
The grand, square stone tower was erected by the people of Orkney after the First World War, to commemorate Lord Kitchener and the crew of HMS Hampshire, sunk on June 5th 1916, leaving only 12 survivors. It is thought that the armed cruiser struck a mine laid by the German submarine U75.
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July 1995   (more nearby)
Thursday, 15 November, 2012
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Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2266 2517 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:6.3808N 3:21.1253W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2281 2565
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