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The Controversy of Commemoration in Ramsbottom after the First World War

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War memorials are contentious: the commissioning of large public sculptures has often divided communities, with stories of bitter discord surfacing both during the Great War and in the years that followed. Disputes about the control of war memorial committees, as well as the decisions made by them, often made local newspaper headlines. The main c…