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War Memorials

16 June 2013

1919 – Unbuilt Arch of Remembrance and Victory, Chiswick, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams The local Council discussed how best to commemorate the dead of the recently ended war.. Rejecting the suggestion of a sunken bandstand on Turnham Green, the Council decided to...

20 May 2013

1920 – Selected design for West Hartlepool War Memorial, Durham

Architect: George J. Coombs, A.R.C.A. A competition for the memorial design was managed by architect Ernest Newton, RA, who was then President of Royal Institute of British Architects. The winner was George J....

10 May 2013

1920 – Unbuilt War Memorial, Bridlington, Yorkshire

Architect: P.M. Andrews & H.G. Blackford Following the end of the war in 1918, plans were made to commemorate the Bridlington’s fallen with a suitable memorial. A £100 first prize was offered for...

17 May 2011

1966 – Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Dáithí Hanly The Garden of Remembrance (Irish: An Gairdín Cuimhneacháin) is a memorial garden in Dublin dedicated to the memory of “all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish...

19 February 2010

1904 – Fusilier’s Arch, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland A war memorial to the dead of the Dublin Fusiliers, this is regarded as the main entrance to the park of Stephen’s Green. The names of the dead are...

08 February 2010

1937 – War Memorial Reading Room, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Thomas Manly Deane Small classically inspired reading room, connected by tunnel to the Long Library and intended for the use of Postgraduate students. An octagonal reading room on a plinth with a...

02 February 2010

1930 – Islandbridge War Memorial, Dublin

Architect: Sir Edwin Lutyens Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the Irish National War Memorial commemorates the estimated 49,000 Irishmen – all volunteers who died and the estimated 300,000 who fought in the British...

10 December 2009

1939 – National War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Vernon March Designed to honor the 60,000 Canadians who lost their lives in World War I and unveiled just prior to the start of World War II. Since then its purpose has...

10 December 2009

1924 – War Memorial, Kenora, Ontario

Architect: Creber Bros Cenotaph commemorating the dead of the First World War completed in 1924.