SX6551 : Modbury War Memorial

taken 4 months ago, near to Modbury, Devon, Great Britain

Modbury War Memorial
Modbury War Memorial
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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SX6551, 74 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 October, 2018
Geographical Context
People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6566 5162 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.9477N 3:53.3742W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6566 5163
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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