HistoryPoints News

Nov 11, 2013

40+ war memorials on your phone

Here's an Armistice Day update on our work to improve access to information on war memorials. Details of thousands of people who...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriClark

are commemorated by more than 40 war memorials are now available on the HistoryPoints.org website. Anyone scanning the QR codes by the memorials with a mobile device can discover details such as regiment, rank, place of burial and home address. We've also provided pages in memory of individuals, featuring photos and stories. The war memorials are in 17 of Wales' 22 counties, and we hope the QR codes will generate new interest and awareness among young people, especially, and perhaps help genealogists.

Such a widespread and detailed facility wouldn't have been possible without the help of many contributing historians and groups. To see if we've featured a memorial near you, choose your county and then your town/district in the menu on the left here