War Memorials in the Best of the Web UK Directory

War Memorials

Air Forces Memorial Runneymede

Features images and background information on this memorial to commonwealth air forces during the second world war.

Animals in War Memorial

Describes the history and concept of this memorial, which stands in Brook Gate, London.

Bandon War Memorial

Dedicated to the soldiers of Bandon and district who died during World War I and II. Shows the committee, background, events and projects.

Diamond War Memorial Project

Researches the lives and deaths of almost 1200 soldiers from the Derry/Londonderry area, who died as result of World War 1; includes a database, and a history of the Diamond Memorial in the city.

In Memoriam 2014

National project which will, with the assistance of local communities and groups, locate, log, maintain and protect the nation’s war memorials in time for Remembrance Day 2014.

Loughborough Roll of Honour

Information from the The Peninsular War, to date. Includes photographs, names and dates, their photo service and a guest book. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Loughborough-Carillon-Tower-War-Memorial-Museum/169997539745018

Maritime Memorials

Contains records of over 5000 church, cemetery and public memorials to seafarers and victims of maritime disasters, including many important works by prominent sculptors and designers.

Memorial Gates Trust

Describes the Memorial Gates on Constitution Hill in London, erected as to honour the five million men and women from the Indian subcontinent, Africa, and the Caribbean who volunteered to serve with the Armed Forces during the First and Second World Wars.

The National Memorial Arboretum

Comprises 150 acres of trees and memorials devoted to the concept of remembrance; home to the Armed Forces Memorial. Contains visitor information plus event details, photographs and details of educational facilities. http://www.facebook.com/NationalMemorialArboretum Nat_Mem_Arb

North East War Memorials Project

Aims to record every war memorial between the rivers Tyne and Tweed. Includes a database, resources, newsletters, and contacts.

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Devon naval memorial with photographs and details of those that died at sea during the wars of 1914 to 1918 and 1939 to 1945.

Roll of Honour

Aims to document every war memorial in the UK. Includes photographs and transcripts.

Scottish National War Memorial

Contains a history of this war memorial, plus a virtual tour and event listings. [Edinburgh].

Scottish War Memorials Project

Forums which aim to compile information on every war memorial in Scotland.

UK National Inventory of War Memorials (UKNIWM)

Maintains a database of memorials of the First World War, and all other historic conflicts from the 10th century to the present. Includes advice on their use as a resource for education and family history.

UK War Memorials

Government backed scheme in which organisations around the UK work together to record, list, research and conserve war memorials across the country. Includes details on how to get involved.

War Memorial Corner

Personal page dedicated to war memorials which were placed inside churches, factories and other buildings.

War Memorials in Ulster

Provides a guide to public war memorials listed by county, and to church and industry memorials in the province.

War Memorials Online

Collaborative project which aims to gather images of war memorials across the UK, and to log concerns about their conservation.

War Memorials Trust

Works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK. Includes FAQ, information on grants, educational materials and details of how to get involved in the Trust's work.

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