Cyclists War Memorial - Meriden, UK
Posted by: Superted
N 52° 26.257 W 001° 38.938
30U E 591839 N 5810571
Quick Description: A memorial dedicated to those cyclists who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/22/2008 12:00:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM4GK8
This stone obilesk sits on the green in Meriden village.
A service is held here annually and attended by cyclists from around the country.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial
Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
In Honor Of: Cyclists who gave their lives in the Great Wars
In lasting memory of thos Cyclists who died in the Great War 1914-1919
In Remembrance of those Cyclists who gave their lives in World War II 1939-1945.
Who Put it Here?: Not known
Description of Memorial:
Stone built memorial on the green in the village of Meriden. There are a number os benches on the village green where one can sit, contemplate and take in the view.
Meriden lies between Coventry and Birmingham and can be reached on the 900 bus that runs between the two cities. The bus also stops at Birmingham Internatinal Airport and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).
Date of dedication: Not listed
Visited Logs must contain, at least, a picture of the monument and your GPSr. Preferably YOU at the monument with your GPSr, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.