SD4970 : War memorial, Carnforth

taken 49 years ago, near to Carnforth, Lancashire, Great Britain

War memorial, Carnforth
War memorial, Carnforth
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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SD4970, 210 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
June 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4981 7065 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.7543N 2:46.1725W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4980 7065
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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