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Building a greater understanding of war memorial heritage

The year 2014 will mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, and war memorials are a vital link to a time that should not be forgotten. By teaching tomorrow's war memorial custodians about our war memorial heritage, we can ensure it is preserved for future generations. Find out more »

Latest photos from our showcase

Pupils learning about St Mary's Church war memorial, Kent © Peter Harmer, 2013
Supporting image for showcase 'Pupils learn about theft from war memorials'
Supporting image for showcase 'Restoration of Stone Cross war memorial'
Beckenham war memorial column, Greater London © War Memorials Trust, 2013
Secondary school students mark the Royal Artillery war memorial with SmartWater © Duncan Soar Photography, 2012
Students at Portsmouth Grammar School studying local war memorials © S Lemieux, 2012


War memorial lesson plans, resources and project ideas for primary schools.


Lesson plans, war memorial projects and assemblies for older children.

Youth Groups

Find out how to involve Scouts, Cadets and youth volunteers in their war memorial heritage.

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