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Coventry in West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
 

Home Front Memorial

 
 
Home Front Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
1. Home Front Memorial
Inscription.
In
gratitude to God
and to commend
to future generations
the self-sacrifice of
all those who served
on the Homefront
during the Second
World War

( inscribed on the perimeter )
Let each of you look not to your own interests but to the interests of others

( inscribed on the railing )
This Memorial Was Dedicated at a Service on 3 March 2000 Attended by Her Majesty the Queen to Remember Those Who Worked on the Home Front in the Factories and Shipyards on the Land and Down the Mines from 1939 to 1945 and in the Post-War Recovery
 
Location. 52° 24.483′ N, 1° 30.469′ W. Marker is in Coventry, England, in West Midlands. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Bayley Lane and St Mary Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the Coventry Cathedral Ruins. Marker is in this post office area: Coventry, England CV1 5RJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Choir of Survivors (here, next to this marker); The Tower & Spire (a few steps from this marker); The Guild Chapels (a few steps from this marker); Reconciliation
Home Front Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
2. Home Front Memorial
(a few steps from this marker); Ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Warwickshire Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 22 & 23 Bayley Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral Church of St Michael (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Coventry Cathedral. (Submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Coventry Cathedral on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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