Northern Ireland War Memorial
Coordinates: The Northern Ireland War Memorial also called NI War Memorial and War Memorial was opened in 2007 in Talbot Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland. It replaced an earlier building called Memorial House which was located in Waring Street on a site which was bombed during the Blitz in 1941. It contains the Home Front Exhibition and the first national memorial to the hundreds killed in the Belfast blitz.
The aim and purpose of the War Memorial is to:
- be an enduring memorial to those who fell in World War I and World War II.
- provide offices for the Royal British Legion and other ex-service charities.
- commemorate the association of the USA Armed Forces with Northern Ireland in World War II.
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