NS2676 : War Memorial in Greenock Cemetery

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

War Memorial in Greenock Cemetery
War Memorial in Greenock Cemetery
This is a memorial to "those sailors and soldiers who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918 and who lie buried in this cemetery".

Visible in the background is an enclosure to which some old gravestones were brought from the Old West Kirkyard when the latter was relocated in the 1920s: NS2676 : Memorials from the Old West Kirk.
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" 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
Monday, 18 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Place (from Tags)
Greenock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2637 7629 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.8908N 4:46.9290W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2636 7629
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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