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.
Canada War Memorial, Green Park Source Alpana.deshmukh St James's Place Source Ksegedin King's Cross Station Memorial - names all the victims who lost their lives on 7/7 Source Flashbak Postmans Park Memorial Source Lizzieatworld The Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace Source London Canada Memorial, Green Park Source Markgbr Kindertransport Memorial, Liverpool Street Source Notjustagranny War Memorial, Royal Exchange Source Radioleary Barnes Neville Wallis, inventor of the bouncing bomb. 241 New Cross Road in New Cross, London, where Wallis lived from 1892 to 1909. Source Londonhistorian Kindertransport Memorial, Liverpool Street Source Ladytubedriver Antony Gormley unveils a new plaque in Hampstead Source Peter Bazalgette Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens Source London Crimean War Memorial, Pall Mall Source Nish Yay Royal Air Force Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie Battle of Waterloo Memorial, Waterloo Station Source Britishnobility The Fire Fighters Memorial, Carter Lane Gardens Source Mandytjie War Memorial, Borough High Street Source London Se1 Joseph Bazalgette on the Victoria Embankment. Bazalgette was resposible for the design and construction of London's sewer system, as well as the construction of Embankment itself. Source Solarpatrick War memorial, King's Cross Station Source Katy Barrett Westminster Hall - plaque recording the trial of Thomas More Source Colin Davey Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park Source Sandra Lee Cenotaph, War Memorial, Whitehall Source London The Memorial Gates, Hyde Park Source Tegold Armed Forces Memorial, Westminster Abbey Source Urbansquirrel Victoria Memorial just outside Buckingham Palace Source Tegold War Memorial, SE London Source Darkmewolf The first of the "Dr Barnardos Homes" was opened in 1867 at 18 Stepney Causeway Source Londonhistorian 1987 Fire Memorial, King's Cross Source London Prepared Postmans Park Memorial Source Greenwich.co.uk Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane Source Ladytubedriver Fashionista and original metrosexual - Beau Brummell Source Londonhistorian Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding Lane, where the Great Fire of London began. Source Londonhistorian Battle of Waterloo Memorial, Waterloo Station Source Britishnobility Farringdon Road - site of one Zeppelin attacks Source Londonist British Navy War Memorial, Temple Gardens Source Mandytjie Platform 8, Victoria Station Source Networkrailvic National Submarine War Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie 38 Blenheim Crescent, South Croydon and the entrance to the David Lean Cinema Source Londonist War Memorial, Euston Station Source Londonist Com A series of plaques at the Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice Source Atlasobscura Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane Source Hillside Vets Bloomsbury Square Source Historylondon Police Memorial, St James Park Source Nicolagg Primrose Hill -commemorative plaque to Welshman Iollo Morganwg Source Solarpatrick Animals at War Memorial, Park Lane Source Urbansquirrel Postmans Park Memorial Source Charlotte Is Living Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial Source Levanterman Guards Memorial, Horse Guards Source Conrad B Hart