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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

33rd Oxford (Kidlington) Sea Scouts during session led by WMT LO c. D Eyles
year 6 pupil from The Granville School, Sevenoaks designing a war memorial cross © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Year 3 and 4 pupils from Great Witchingam C of E Primary Academy carrying out a condition survey for Great Witchingham war memorial © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Key stage 1 pupils work during session at Grangewood Independent School © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Year 6 pupil from Hollingworth Primary School taking a photograph of Hollingworth war memorial while carrying out a condition survey © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Mytholmroyd Cubs looking at Men of Mytholmroyd District war memorial during night time visit © War Memorials Trust, 2018


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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