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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

Portsmouth war memorial cenotaph, Hampshire © Farthing Collection
Bracknell war memorial, Berkshire © Julia Kelsall, 2012
Children studying Bream war memorial, Gloucestershire © J Peach-Miles, 2012
Supporting image for showcase 'Pupils at Grosvenor School learn about war memorials'
Supporting image for showcase 'War Memorials Trust visit to Dumfries and Galloway schools'
Supporting image for showcase 'Restoration of Stone Cross war memorial'


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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