We Will Remember Them

War Memorial at the British Museum © David Gill

It was moving to stand in front of the war memorial under the portico by the main entrance of the British Museum yesterday, Remembrance Day. The simple words, that we know so well, were ones written by Laurence Binyon, a member of staff in the museum’s Department of Prints and Drawings.

Later in the day we reflected on the students of the British School at Athens who lost their lives in the Great War.

We will remember them.

Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of History and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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