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War Memorials

30 January 2014

1925 – Designs for War Memorials, Ottawa, Ontario

Unsuccessful designs to competition by the Canadian Battlefields Commission for a war memorial. The competition was held in 1925 to seek designs for a national war memorial to be dedicated to the First...

06 December 2013

1934 – ANZAC War Memorial, Sydney, Australia

Architect: C. Bruce Dellit Designed by C. Bruce Dellit, with the exterior adorned with monumental reliefs and sculptures by Rayner Hoff. The result of an architectural competition – third prize was awarded to...

15 November 2013

1919 – Proposal for Arch of Remembrance, Acton, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams From The Building News, May 14 1919: “An ‘arch of remembrance’ has been unanimously decided on for erection at Acton by the War Memorial Sites Committee, who adopted the...

01 October 2013

1919 – War Memorial Lych Gate, St. Oswald’s Church, Guiseley, Yorkshire

Architect: Charles A. Nicholson Published in The Building News, September 12, 1919: “This lych gate will be erected at the north-west entrance of the churchyard, marking the approach to the old burial ground....

13 September 2013

1919 – War Memorial at Glossop, Derbyshire

Architect: Sir Reginald Blomfield Unbuilt War Memorial at Glossop, Derbyshire, to Lieut, the Honourable Philip G.J.F. Howard, Welsh Guards. Published in The Building News, May 14 1919. As constructed in Norfolk Square in...

30 July 2013

1919 – Imperial Museum and Monument of Records of the Great War, London

Architect: B. Neville-Smith “The design here shown from the drawings shown at the Royal Academy Exhibition provides for a museum to contain permanent and complete record of the war, together with a memorial...

15 July 2013

1923 – War Memorial Chapel, Dean Close School, Cheltenham

Architect: Leonard W. Barnard The School, originally “The Dean Close Memorial School”, was founded in 1886 in memory of local former of Cheltenham and Dean of Carlisle Cathedral, Francis Close (1797–1882). In the...

15 July 2013

1923 – War Memorial, Exeter

Sculptor: John Angel Designed by John Angel and erected in 1923 at a cost of £6000 and supported by public subscription. Published in The Building News, August 20 1919: “The committee appointed by...

18 June 2013

1919 – Design for War Memorial, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Architect: T. Llewelyn Daniel & Raymond E. Arnold Unbuilt design, selected after an architectural competition, for a war memorial and small plaza at Euston Place in Leamington Spa. Published in The Building News,...

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