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Amington Cemetery War Memorial, Tamworth

War Memorials Built 100 Years Ago Listed to Commemorate the First World War on Armistice Day

11 November 2017

These war memorials and shrines became a precursor what was to come: the national movement to memorialise that took place following the war.