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Features Tagged 'War Memorials' (3)

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The Sinking of HMS Hampshire and the Kitchener Memorial

The final journey

The Kitchener memorial on the cliffs of Marwick head in Orkney, keeps watch over the grave of more than 600 men who lost their lives on 5 June 1916 when the battle cruiser HMS Hampshire struck a mine and sank in under 20 minutes.

What are War Memorials, and how do we look after them?

An introduction to war memorials

This is the first of a series of feature articles that will look into the conservation and maintenance of war memorials, investigating the materials that they are constructed by, how they decay and how they interact with each other.

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