Most places I have visited have a war Memorial to remember the dead of the two wars. Some villages have a small one others are quite elaborate but every year on remembrance day people gather and remember those who were lost and lay poppy wreaths. There were few villages that escaped and they are known as Thankful villages there were 52 in all and 14 of them were doubly thankful as they lost none in the second war either.
Llandrindod Wells a lager market town has one as magnificen
Reading which is now the County Town of Berkshire has two different memorials
The Lion is called the Maiwand Lion and is dedicated to men from the Berkshire Regiment who gave their lives at the Battle of Maiwand in Afghanistan 1880 The plain white one is dedicated to the dead of the two wars.
I will leave you with this one in Wallingford market place and will bring you another blog on war memorials at a later date.