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In Memory: First World War Memorials

War memorial at night.
War memorial at night.

by Jock Phillips

This article explains the purpose of war memorials and, in particular, memorials created at the end of the First World War. It provides examples of different types of memorials, from obelisks, statues, arches, and gates to monuments that use features in the natural environment.

Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2018

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Anzac Day, carillon, civic pride, citizenship, community, First World War, honour, inscriptions, memorials, monuments, national memorial, nurses, obelisks, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, remembering, respect, soldiers, World War 1

In: School Journal Level 2 August 2018

Publication date: August 2018

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