HistoryPoints News

Aug 4, 2014

QRs for over 80 war memorials

The number of Welsh war memorials where you can get instant access to historical details on your mobile is still growing. More than 80 war memorials ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

have now been featured by HistoryPoints, including at least one in each of the 22 counties. Scanning the QR codes near the memorials brings to your smartphone or tablet easy-to-read information about the memorial and the individuals it commemorates. Thousands of men and women are detailed, with next-of-kin and home addresses as well as dates of death, regiment/service and other information. Hopefully this new method of illuminating the wartime history of communities will foster new awareness and interest, especially among young people. To see which war memorials are covered, click here.