In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- World War I established the war memorial as a necessary part of almost every Australian community.
- After the service the wreaths were taken to be placed on the war memorial in Grange Park.
- Louts who dumped rubbish on a war memorial are beneath contempt, says an army veteran.
- The company has also offered to rebuild the crumbling brick wall that separates the garage and the war memorial.
- At the end of the service, Sapper Collins's father Kevin laid a wreath at the war memorial in Kiverton Park.
- Major Laurie Sutcliffe, of the Territorial Army, conducted the service at the war memorial in front of hundreds of people.
- A war memorial was erected in honour of the troops and stands in Sanam Luang Park in Bangkok.
- Worries that such a new building would be a desecration of a war memorial are nonsense, Mr Roberts insists.
- The Auckland War Memorial Museum is what a war memorial should really be.
- In Cardiff, veterans marked the day with a service at a war memorial in Cathays Park in the city's civic centre.
- The graves have been replaced by a modernist war memorial with tablets listing the names of the dead.
- At Spean Bridge we saw the impressive war memorial to all the commandos who lost their lives in the Second World War.
- I have seen only one memorial which recognises that the sacrifice of war does not end with the names on a war memorial.
- Villagers have launched an appeal to repair a war memorial destroyed by louts on New Year's Eve.
- What the old post office is to the Cathedral, the war memorial is to the statue of Queen Victoria.
- Among the flowers left on the war memorial were tributes to Black Watch and SAS soldiers.
- No advertising should be allowed on the war memorial or its immediate surroundings, members of the town council agreed this week.
- Carry on past a row of cottages, just before reaching the war memorial before looking for a track on the left.
- The name of my great uncle is engraved on the war memorial in Radcliffe, opposite what was the town hall.
- He served in the Army for 23 years and thinks a war memorial in Wootton Bassett, where he lives, is long overdue.
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