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List of complete War Memorials

This page details the individual counties and the memorials that appear here for each. There are also overseas memorial and Rolls of Honour. From the main section there are also several searchable memorials available. Use the Google search to find specific information on these pages. The UK National Inventory of War Memorials lists each individual plaque within a church as a single memorial, the pages here may assume one memorial but this usually encompasses these. Memorials can ne town/village memorials, church memorials, school or work place memorials, individual plaques and corporate memorials the range is immense. The criteria for inclusion on a war memorial was set by the memorial committee and the reasons why men were included or excluded is now lost with their records. A man could be included on a memorial because he was born, resident, attended school or worked there or that his next-of-kin lived there, or didn't live there in the case of exclusion. To find the reasons why people were included you need to search out the minutes of the memorial committe meetings and local newspapers of the time.

Memorials range from the Napoleonic Wars, through the wars involving the Empire, the Boer War and other small wars to World War 1, the Great War, through to World War 2 and onwards through Palestine, Suez, Malaya, Aden, Mau Mau, Northern Ireland, the Falkland Isnalds and through to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Completed Memorial Count  
As at Friday, 14 December, 2018
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
England      
Bedfordshire
185
11
196
Berkshire
15
1
16
Buckinghamshire
75
3
78
Cambridgeshire
260
7
267
Cheshire
8
8
16
Cornwall
86
3
89
Cumberland
16
1
17
Derbyshire
31
1
32
Devon
38
3
41
Dorset
51
2
53
Durham
14
6
20
Essex
94
1
95
Gloucestershire
21
3
24
Hampshire
91
3
94
Herefordshire
16
1
17
Hertfordshire
88
3
91
Huntingdonshire
75
2
77
Isle of Wight
5
0
5
Kent
159
13
172
Lancashire
51
8
56
Leicestershire
12
1
13
Lincolnshire
289
7
296
London (Central)
41
16
57
Middlesex
29
1
30
Norfolk
353
1
354
Northamptonshire
92
3
95
Northumberland
21
3
24
Nottinghamshire
4
2
6
Oxfordshire
21
1
22
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
Rutland
3
1
4
Shropshire
15
3
18
Somerset
47
1
48
Staffordshire
17
4
21
Suffolk
202
3
205
Surrey
15
0
15
Sussex
291
5
296
Warwickshire
35
2
37
Westmorland
4
0
4
Wiltshire
15
0
15
Worcestershire
53
8
61
Yorkshire
98
12
110
Northern Ireland      
Co. Antrim
1
1
2
Co. Down
2
0
2
Tyrone
2
0
2
Wales      
Angelsey
3
0
3
Breconshire
7
0
7
Caernarvonshire
3
2
5
Cardiganshire
4
0
4
Carmarthenshire
4
1
5
Denbighshire
7
0
7
Flintshire
5
0
5
Glamorgan
21
3
24
Monmouthshire
19
1
20
Montgomeryshire
1
0
1
Pembrokeshire
19
2
21
Radnorshire
24
0
24
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
Scotland      
Aberdeenshire
3
0
3
Argyllshire
7
0
7
Ayrshire
14
1
15
Banffshire
3
0
3
Berwickshire
2
0
2
Bute and Arran
1
0
1
Caithness
1
1
2
Clackmannanshire
2
1
3
Dumfriesshire
8
0
8
Dunbartonshire
0
1
1
Fife
2
0
2
Inverness-shire
12
0
12
Kircudbrightshire
1
0
1
Lanarkshire
5
1
6
Midlothian
2
6
8
Orkney
6
1
7
Peeblesshire
4
0
4
Perthshire
12
0
12
Renfrewshire
4
1
5
Ross and Cromarty
7
1
8
Roxburghshire
0
1
1
Shetland
12
0
12
Sutherland
4
0
4
West Lothian
1
0
1
Wigtownshire
20
0
20
Channel Islands      
Alderney
1
0
1
Guernsey
5
1
6
Jersey
3
0
3
Sark
1
0
1
Overseas
80
13
93
Total
3374
192
3566

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