Event    From 24/4/1915  To 1923

Armenian Genocide

Categories: Tragedy

Countries: Armenia, Turkey

Inflicted by the Turkish government on the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire, 1915-18 and 1920-3, with one and a half million victims. However it is a sensitive issue, with the numbers disputed (Turkey would say 300,000) and also the degree to which it was pre-meditated and orchestrated. the BBC give a good primer.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Armenian Genocide

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Armenian Genocide

This apricot tree (Prunus armeniaca) serves as a memorial to the one and a ha...

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London Bridge head spikes

London Bridge head spikes

Traitors’ heads used to be displayed on spikes on London Bridge, at the Stone Gateway on the south bank.  This merry London ritual began in about 1300 and continued until about 1660.  The lofty hea...

Place, Tragedy

1 memorial
Sidney Joseph Benstead

Sidney Joseph Benstead

Employed at the Silvertown Brunner Mond works and killed in the 1917 Silvertown explosion.  Imperial War Museum has a page. Also, "There appears to be a connection between Walter Mauger and anothe...

Person, Tragedy, Channel Islands

1 memorial
Lucian Tapiede

Lucian Tapiede

Anglican from Papua New Guinea, was killed during the Japanese invasion.

Person, Religion, Tragedy, Papua New Guinea

1 memorial
Yasemin Sivri

Yasemin Sivri

19 years old, artist

Person, Tragedy, Turkey

1 memorial
Percy Edwin Cook

Percy Edwin Cook

For more information about this hero click on the picture of his plaque.

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial