ST3188 : North side of the Cenotaph, Clarence Place, Newport

taken 1 year ago, near to Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

North side of the Cenotaph, Clarence Place, Newport
North side of the Cenotaph, Clarence Place, Newport
The dedication on this side of the War Memorial is

FOR ALL THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES IN CONFLICT SINCE 1945.
War Memorials
Many war memorials appeared in British towns and cities after the South African War of 1899-1902 (known popularly as the Boer War), but most were constructed after the First World War, known to contemporaries as the Great War (1914-19). These were updated after the Second World War (1939-45), usually by adding a plaque with the names of those killed in that conflict. Almost every town and village in Britain has a memorial erected after the Great War, the commonest types taking the form of a cross, an obelisk or a statue of a soldier. Some occupy a prominent public space; others stand in the local cemetery or can be found inside the local church. Memorials usually commemorate the inhabitants of a particular locality, the former pupils of a school, or the members of a military unit or branch of the armed forces. Other memorials, often bronze plaques placed indoors, commemorate the employees of a private company or public institution.
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 16 August, 2017
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Public buildings and spaces 
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War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3151 8851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.4755N 2:59.4036W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3151 8853
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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