NN8621 : Crieff War Memorial

taken 4 years ago, near to Crieff, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Crieff War Memorial
Crieff War Memorial
Many war memorials appeared in British towns and cities after the South African War of 1899-1902 (known popularly as the Boer War), but most were constructed after the First World War, known to contemporaries as the Great War (1914-19). These were updated after the Second World War (1939-45), usually by adding a plaque with the names of those killed in that conflict. Almost every town and village in Britain has a memorial erected after the Great War, the commonest types taking the form of a cross, an obelisk or a statue of a soldier. Some occupy a prominent public space; others stand in the local cemetery or can be found inside the local church. Memorials usually commemorate the inhabitants of a particular locality, the former pupils of a school, or the members of a military unit or branch of the armed forces. Other memorials, often bronze plaques placed indoors, commemorate the employees of a private company or public institution.


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NN8621, 400 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 September, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 8620 2180 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:22.4854N 3:50.6516W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 8618 2179
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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