TQ0583 : War Memorial, Uxbridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Uxbridge, Hillingdon, Great Britain

War Memorial, Uxbridge
War Memorial, Uxbridge
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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TQ0583, 123 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0543 8392 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.6603N 0:28.8622W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0543 8394
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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