NR8585 : Ardrishaig War Memorial

taken 4 years ago, near to Ardrishaig, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Ardrishaig War Memorial
Ardrishaig War Memorial
The main memorial commemorates those who fell 1914-1918, while a smaller metal plate records those who fell 1939-1945.
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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NR8585, 117 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 852 854 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.8122N 5:26.8142W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 852 854
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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