Porto’s War Memorial is an imposing structure with a statue of a soldier reminiscent of many British War Memorials, set in a large square with a lovely pavemented approach:-
Plaque to those fallen in subsequent conficts:-
Plaque to commemorate 100 years since the start of World War 1:-
The base of the Memorial pedestal is decorated with representations of artillery shells:-
Sadly there was some grafitti on the base of the Memorial, a piece of which can just be seen to the right above.
Dedication to those who died in defence of overseas provinces. (If my deciphering of the Portuguese is correct):-
There are three cartouches on the Memorial, to the sides and rear. This one commemorates Angola, Naulila, Inhoga, Mongua, Ngiva:-
As best as I can make out this one says Franca, La Lys, Laventie, La Couture:-
And this one Mozambica (Mozambique,) Necomano? Sirra Micula? Namacourra?