TA0339 : War Memorial, Memorial Gardens

taken 1 year ago, near to Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

War Memorial, Memorial Gardens
War Memorial, Memorial Gardens
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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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0318 3983 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.6684N 0:25.9940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0319 3981
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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