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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

Yr 5 pupils at Meadowbrook Primary School looking at inscriptions on war memorials c. War Memorials Trust, 2018
Yr 6 pupils at Denbigh Community Primary School looking at images of war memorials © Denbigh Community Primary School, 2018
KS2 pupils from Guestling Bradshaw CofE Primary School and Ore Village Primary Academy looking at war memorial images © Guestling Bradshaw CofE Primary School, 2018
War Memorial Trust's Learning Officer and yr 6 pupils from Hollingworth Primary visitng the Hollingworth war memoral c. S Featherston, 2018
Desford Army Cadets listening to presentation by WMT's Learning Officer © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Year 6 pupils from John Randall Primary School looking at types of war memorials © Lucy Millson/Watkins/Historic England, 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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