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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 Wednesday, 24 August, 2016
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
England      
Bedfordshire
180
11
191
Berkshire
11
1
12
Buckinghamshire
74
3
77
Cambridgeshire
253
7
260
Cheshire
7
8
15
Cornwall
82
2
84
Cumberland
15
1
16
Derbyshire
29
1
30
Devon
33
3
36
Dorset
44
2
46
Durham
14
6
20
Essex
91
1
92
Gloucestershire
20
3
23
Hampshire
85
2
87
Herefordshire
13
1
14
Hertfordshire
82
3
85
Huntingdonshire
72
2
74
Isle of Wight
5
0
5
Kent
155
13
168
Lancashire
44
8
52
Leicestershire
12
1
13
Lincolnshire
284
7
291
London (Central)
33
16
49
Middlesex
26
1
27
Norfolk
294
1
295
Northamptonshire
90
3
93
Northumberland
17
3
20
Nottinghamshire
2
2
4
Oxfordshire
19
1
20
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
Rutland
3
1
4
Shropshire
15
3
18
Somerset
44
1
45
Staffordshire
13
4
17
Suffolk
188
3
191
Surrey
14
0
14
Sussex
280
5
285
Warwickshire
29
2
31
Westmorland
4
0
4
Wiltshire
15
0
15
Worcestershire
53
8
61
Yorkshire
83
10
93
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
20
3
23
Monmouthshire
18
1
19
Montgomeryshire
1
0
1
Pembrokeshire
19
2
21
Radnorshire
22
0
22
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
0
1
Clackmannanshire
2
1
3
Dumfriesshire
8
0
8
Dunbartonshire
0
1
1
Fife
2
0
2
Inverness-shire
10
0
10
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
3
0
3
Roxburghshire
0
1
1
Shetland
12
0
12
Sutherland
4
0
4
West Lothian
1
0
1
Wigtownshire
20
0
20
Channel Islands      
Guernsey
5
1
6
Jersey
3
0
3
Overseas
77
13
90
Total
3151
186
3337

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