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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 at Cockenzie Primary School looking at war memorial types ©War Memorials Trust, 2017
Pupil from Larbert Village Primary School designing a war memorial ©War Memorials Trust, 2017
Pupil from Melrose Primary School looking at Melrose war memorial, Scottish Borders ©War Memorial Trust, 2017
Children doing war memorials types picture activity, Bryn Deri Primary School © War Memorials Trust, 2017
Windmill Hill war memorial, Kent © David Larkin, 2013
Names on Forest Town war memorial, Nottinghamshire © Garibaldi College, 2014


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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