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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

Year 3 pupils from Hopton CofE Primary School carrying out condition © War Memorials Trust, 2018 survey at Hopton war memorial, Norfolk
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Regimental memorial chapel (St. John's Chapel), York Minster © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Year 6 pupils from Bryn Deri taking on the role of Building Surveyors and carrying out a condition survey on Radyr war memorial © War Memorials Trust, 2018
Year 5 pupils from Whitmore Park Primary School carrying out condition survey of St Thomas, Keresley war memorial © Whitmore Park Primary School
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


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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  • WMTLearning: RT @WarMemorials: 1914-1918 are the most common dates for WW1 found on war memorials, commemorating the year the armistice was declared, 11…
    13 Nov
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    13 Nov
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