NS2676 : Memorial for those killed in the Greenock air raids

taken 7 years ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Memorial for those killed in the Greenock air raids
Memorial for those killed in the Greenock air raids
The memorial is located beside the main driveway in Greenock Cemetery. The inscription says "Dedicated to the everlasting memory of the citizens of Greenock who died as a result of the air raids 1940-1941".

The heaviest raids were those the Greenock Blitz, which took place over two nights (the nights of the 5th/6th and 6th/7th of May, 1941).

For another view, and for context, see NS2676 : Memorial for those killed in the Greenock air raids.
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" LinkExternal link and, for a map and useful guide, the booklet "Greenock Cemetery Walks" LinkExternal link (PDF) produced by East End Advisory (funded by Inverclyde Council); the PDF link works, as of January 2016.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Place (from Tags)
Greenock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2677 7611 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.8026N 4:46.5382W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2677 7612
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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