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This page shows examples of different war memorial plaques. Please see the Gallery page for details of how you can use these and copyright details.

Other types of war memorial may also include plaques as part of their design. This page features examples where the whole memorial is a plaque.


  • Plaques

Hampstead Boer War memorial plaque, London © War Memorials Trust, 2000

Hampstead, London (WM39)

This Boer War memorial consists of a series of brass plaques listing names of the fallen fixed to a wooden frame. The plaque is situated in Hampstead Town Hall.



© War Memorials Trust, 2000


Dorchester war memorial plaque, Dorset © Mr C E Moreton, 2009Dorchester, Dorset (WM175)

This war memorial plaque commemorates the fallen of the First World War and was dedicated in 1920. Made of Portland stone, it is situated on the external wall of Holy Trinity Church and shows an angel carved in relief. The inscription reads, 'Remember them in your prayers and in your lives.' 


© Mr C E Moreton, 2009


Friday Bridge war memorial plaque, Cambridgeshire © A L Stubbs, 2010Friday Bridge, Cambridgeshire (WM186)

This First World War memorial plaque, located inside St Mark's Church, is made from metal and supported by a wooden frame. An inscription and the names of the fallen are carved onto the plaque.




© A L Stubbs, 2010


Southampton war memorial plaque, Hampshire © War Memorials Trust, 2008Southampton, Hampshire (WM211)

This First World War memorial is made from brass. It was moved to its current location after being recovered; it was thought to have been lost during bombing of Southampton during the Second World War. The design consists of an incised cross and names of the fallen, with the words, 'Their name liveth forevermore.'

© War Memorials Trust, 2008


Wetton war memorial plaque, Staffordshire © Paul Sephton, 2012Wetton, Staffordshire (WM640)

This memorial to the fallen of the First World War is made of marble and is mounted on a stone backboard. It lists the names of the fallen and the manner of their deaths, and also refers to the others from the local area who were called up but returned safely




© Paul Sephton, 2012

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