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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

Learning Volunteer working with school pupils © War Memorials Trust, 2014
Supporting image for showcase 'War Memorials Trust visit to Dumfries and Galloway schools'
Windmill Hill war memorial, Kent © David Larkin, 2013
Secondary school pupil who designed Trowbridge war memorial gates © Rob Faulkner, 2012
Shrewsbury House School memorial © S Smart, 2014
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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    20 Sep
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    20 Sep
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