Scunthorpe War Memorial
Scunthorpe, England

The Scunthorpe War Memorial on the grounds of the North Lincolnshire Museum in Scunthorpe, England. It was dedicated on Nov. 14, 1926 and unveiled by General Sir Ian Hamilton. Sometime after the Second World War the additional dates were added.


Close-up of the front of the memorial.


Close-up of the sculpture on the memorial.


The inscription on the left side reads: "To the immortal memory of those from the Ironstone area who gave their lives for their country".


This inscription, located on the right side of the memorial reads: "Britain writes the epitaph - they died that we might live". On the back side of the memorial these words are inscribed: "If ye break faith with us who die, we shall not sleep though poppies grow in Flanders fields".

(All photos courtesy of Peter Woodward)
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Page published Aug. 12, 2009