Kenilworth War Memorial - Warwickshire, UK
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N 52° 20.700 W 001° 34.890
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Quick Description: An obelisk memorial dedicated to those people of Kenilworth who lost their lives in WWi, WWII and the Korean War.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/27/2009 1:20:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM7Z71
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The memorial commemorates the 140 people of Kenilworth whodied on WWI, 68 people in WWII and one on the Korean War.

It was unveiled by Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire in 1922.

In 1951 the sides were covered by newly cast bronze plaques with updated lists for World War I and an additional plaque on the back with names of 68 Kenilworth men and women who died in World War II. One more name from the Korean War was added in 1952.

There is a Web site dedicated to the War Memorial at:-
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Further information at:-
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Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korean War


In Honor Of: those from Kenilworth who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919 and 1939-1945

Marker Text:
In greatful memory of those from Kenilworth who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919 "Lest we forget" These gave their lives in the war of 1939-1945 Korea 1952


Date of dedication: February 26th, 1922.

Who Put it Here?: Unknown

Description of Memorial:
The Kenilworth War Memorial is on the corner of Abbey End and Abbey Hill at the top of Abbey Fields looking down the main road to Warwick


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