Statues of five guardsmen on the Guards Memorial by Horse Guards Parade, Westminster. It was unveiled in 1926 and commemorates the 14,000 Guardsmen who died in the First World War.
Guards Memorial by Horse Guards Parade, Westminster. It was unveiled in 1926 and commemorates the 14,000 Guardsmen who died in the First World War.
Guards Memorial by Horse Guards Parade, Westminster. It was unveiled in 1926 and commemorates the 14,000 Guardsmen who died in the First World War.

Help Look After War Memorials

Get advice on its repair and conservation

Apply to fund repairs or conservation work for your war memorial

Grants are available from War Memorials Trust. Find out what makes a project eligible for their funding, how they prioritise projects and how to apply for a grant.

Apply to protect it through listing

Anybody can put forward a local memorial for protection through listing. First, find out if your local memorial is listed already. If it isn't listed, you could apply to get it protected by listing.

Enrich its entry on The List

Is your local war memorial listed? If it is listed, you could share your knowledge and photos of it on the National Heritage List for England (known as The List) for others to discover.

Find your local memorial on The List

Research and record a memorial

Volunteers across the country, together with Historic England, IWM and War Memorials Trust, have worked to ensure that online information about war memorials is as accessible as possible.

The IWM’s War Memorials Register is now a central point to find important research about memorials. It links to:

The War Memorials Register also holds the names of over 1 million men and women named on memorials across the country, allowing everyone to search which memorials family members are commemorated on.

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