War Memorials 

Following the First World War it is clear that the scale of loss of young men in the war and the emotional outpouring was far greater in the north of England than elsewhere. The result was the creation of numerous impressive war memorial sculptures.

Many of these have been photographed by Marguerite Rami and appear in this section of the War Poetry website together with her commentaries.

Just one image from The Christmas Truce, photographed by Marguerite Rami.

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The original War Poetry Website, researched and edited by David Roberts for nearly 20 years, 1999-2018 was number one in search results for "war poetry" for over 15 years. Re-written and re-designed 2019, it was launched 16 May 2019 at warpoetry.uk and replaces the original which used to be found at www.warpoetry.co.uk . Copyright 2019 David Roberts.