London is littered with memorials. From huge Victorian slabs to more delicate modern-day dedications; from the subtlety of a smart blue plaque to the emotive war-child-or-sick-animal sculpture, they're everywhere.
Here are a few of London's most poignant memorials.
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Armed Forces Memorial, Westminster Abbey Source Urbansquirrel
Last Updated 16 May 2017