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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 Friday, 24 November, 2017
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
England      
Bedfordshire
180
11
191
Berkshire
13
1
14
Buckinghamshire
74
3
77
Cambridgeshire
255
7
262
Cheshire
7
8
15
Cornwall
84
2
86
Cumberland
15
1
16
Derbyshire
30
1
31
Devon
34
3
37
Dorset
45
2
47
Durham
14
6
20
Essex
93
1
94
Gloucestershire
21
3
24
Hampshire
91
3
94
Herefordshire
13
1
14
Hertfordshire
82
3
85
Huntingdonshire
72
2
74
Isle of Wight
5
0
5
Kent
157
13
170
Lancashire
47
8
55
Leicestershire
12
1
13
Lincolnshire
288
7
295
London (Central)
35
16
51
Middlesex
28
1
29
Norfolk
339
1
340
Northamptonshire
92
3
95
Northumberland
19
3
22
Nottinghamshire
2
2
4
Oxfordshire
20
1
21
County/
Area
WW1/
WW2 & Post
Other
Total
Rutland
3
1
4
Shropshire
15
3
18
Somerset
45
1
46
Staffordshire
17
4
21
Suffolk
193
3
196
Surrey
15
0
15
Sussex
285
5
290
Warwickshire
32
2
34
Westmorland
4
0
4
Wiltshire
15
0
15
Worcestershire
53
8
61
Yorkshire
95
12
107
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
18
1
19
Montgomeryshire
1
0
1
Pembrokeshire
19
2
21
Radnorshire
23
0
23
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
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
4
0
4
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
78
13
91
Total
3268
190
3458

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