Cross of Sacrifice

Local nameCross of Sacrifice
LocationLa Línea de la Concepción, Gibraltar

The Gibraltar Cross of Sacrifice is a war memorial in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It is located west of North Front Cemetery, at the junction of Winston Churchill Avenue and Devil's Tower Road. The Cross of Sacrifice was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield in 1917, and his monument is found in numerous Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries. The cross in Gibraltar was erected by the Royal Engineers for the commission, and unveiled on Armistice Day 1922. The British Pathé film recorded at the dedication ceremony that day represents the first motion picture made in Gibraltar. The Gibraltar Cross of Sacrifice served as the focus of Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in Gibraltar until 2009, at which time the location was changed to the Gibraltar War Memorial.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibraltar_Cross_of_Sacrifice

Address Devils Tower Road, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar

Coordinates 36°8'55.764" N -5°20'56.286" E

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