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    1935 36 The monument depicts a falling bomb as the Italians used aerial bombing raids to drop mustard gas on Abyssinian soldiers and civilians It has the following inscriptions Front To those who in 1932 upheld the right to use bombing aeroplanes Left this monument is raised as a protest against war in the air Right originally unveiled by R P Zaphiro secretary of the Imperial Ethiopian Legation London Supported

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    English Heritage NMR War Memorial north of Polebrook House Desford Leicestershire This war memorial was built in c1920 It has the inscription This avenue of trees is planted to the memory of 36 old boys of this school who fell in the Great War 1914 1919 and below follows a list of the names of those who are commemorated here The school in question was the Desford Industrial Boys School later called Polebrook House The school was built in c1880 by the Leicester School Board but it took boys from all over the country It was officially opened on Saturday 15 January 1881 It was not unusual for schools to build memorials to former pupils after the First World War but this avenue of trees is a thoughtful addition Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mr David Cross Source English Heritage NMR Heroes Memorial St Nicholas Place Liverpool Merseyside This memorial is dedicated to heroes of the marine engine room It was put up in 1916 and designed by Sir William Goscombe John The memorial was originally intended to commemorate the 32 engineers of the ship Titanic who stayed at their posts when she sank to allow the greatest number of passengers to escape Spaces were to be left to record other heroic deeds done by sea going engineers However because of the very high loss of life at sea during the First World War it was thought appropriate to dedicate the monument to all ships engine room deaths On the pedestal are carved life size figures of the Engine Room Heroes stokers on the east face and engineers on the west The 2 inscriptions read THE BRAVE DO NOT DIE THEIR DEEDS LIVE ON FOR EVER AND CALL UPON US TO EMULATE THEIR COURAGE AND DEVOTION TO DUTY and ALL HEROES OF THE MARINE ENGINE ROOM THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY INTERNATIONAL SUBSCRIPTION MCMXVI Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mr E M Trendell ARPS Source English Heritage NMR Memorial to Edith Cavell Tombland Norwich Norfolk This Memorial to Edith Cavell was put up in 1918 It was made by J G Gordon Munn and shows Cavell in nurse s uniform The stone base incorporates a full size relief of a soldier hanging up a second laurel wreath Cavell was executed by the Germans in the First World War for helping around 200 British soldiers to escape Belgium She was born in Swardeston near Norwich in 1865 She worked as a governess then trained as a nurse When war broke out in 1914 she was working in a hospital in Brussels that was taken over by the Red Cross She was arrested on the 3rd of August 1915 and executed at 6am on the 12th October 1915 Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mrs Ann Vint LRPS Source English Heritage NMR Battle of Mortimer s Cross Monument Kingsland Herefordshire This monument was built in 1799 It has a long inscription that commemorates the

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    My Favourites This monument was put up by Earl de la Warr in 1745 and encased in iron in the 19th century It marks the site of an oak tree In 1100 Walter Tyrrell fired an arrow at a stag during the Royal Hunt but the arrow glanced off this tree and killed William II He was also known by the Nickname The Red King or Rufus The nickname comes

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    of Castile wife of Edward I Queen Eleanor died on the 28th November 1290 at Harby in Nottinghamshire Her funeral procession passed from Lincoln to Westminster in December This cross marks the resting place of Queen Eleanor s body on the night of the 6th 7th December 1290 Originally there were 12 of these crosses Now only 3 are left the others are at Hardingstone and Waltham and this is

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    theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A monument in the churchyard of Holy Trinity Church commemorating 23 men 23 women and 26 children who died in the 1832 cholera epidemic The disease struck Paulton from 28th September until 10th November and the victims are buried in the churchyard A vagabond match seller from Bath who was blamed for bringing it to the village is also buried

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    are actually the graves of the whole Hancock family They all died of plague in Eyam and were buried here in Riley s Field The inscriptions read ALICE HANCOCKE BUR AUG 9th 1666 ANN HANCOCKE BUR AUG 10th 1666 WILLIAM HANCOCKE BUR AUG 17th 1666 JOHN HANCOCKE JUN BUR AUG 3rd 1666 ELIZABETH HANCOCKE BUR AUG 3rd 1666 and ONER HANCOCKE BUR AUG 7th 1666 The plague came into Eyam

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    Gallery Add to My Favourites The Martyrs memorial was constructed in 1901 and was unveiled by the Earl of Portsmouth Since its unveiling there has been an annual commemoration at the foot of the memorial for the Martyrs The Inscription panel on the memorial reads In loving memory of the undernamed seventeen protestant martyrs who for their faithful testimony to God s truth were during the reign of Queen Mary

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    return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites This monument to Sarah Lees was put up in c1938 by the townspeople of Oldham She was a leading local philanthropist and public figure She was the first woman on Oldham town council in 1907 and mayor in 1910 She was only the second female mayor in the country On her death in 1935 she left

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