What is another word for war memorial?

11 synonyms found


[ wˈɔː məmˈɔːɹɪəl], [ wˈɔː məmˈɔːɹɪəl], [ w_ˈɔː m_ə_m_ˈɔː_ɹ_ɪ__ə_l]

A "war memorial" is a commemorative structure or monument that is erected to honor soldiers who have fought and died in a war. There are several synonyms for "war memorial", including: Veterans' memorial, military memorial, war monument, battle memorial, and remembrance monument. All of these words are commonly used to refer to structures that have been created to honor those who have served their country and made the ultimate sacrifice. These memorials often have plaques or engravings that list the names of those who lost their lives in wars throughout history, providing a lasting tribute to their bravery and sacrifice.

How to use "War memorial" in context?

A war memorial is a monument, usually in a public place, to those who have died in wars or in Serving in the military.

Most war memorials commemorate specific wars or battles, but there are also memorials to victims of all wars and to those who have died in military service in peacetime.

The first such memorial was erected in Hounslow, England in 1819 to commemorate the local dead from the Napoleonic Wars. The first permanent war memorial in Australia was the Cenotaph in Sydney, erected in 1922 to commemorate the men from the First World War.

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