Memorial built near first tank factory

_82548458_82548457The BBC is reporting that a life sized tribute to the world’s first tank has been installed on a traffic roundabout in Lincoln, the city where the first tanks were built.  The memorial, which depicts a Mark I tank, was built to coincide with the 100th anniversary of WWI.  The Tritton Road roundabout is just yards away from the William Foster and Co factory where tanks, including the first prototype “Little Willie”, were made as early as 1915.

Full article here.  Link to Lincoln Tank Mamorial site here.

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