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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Onchan
Town
Onchan
County
Isle of Man
Country
Isle of Man
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Gulf War (1990-1991)
Maker
MR ARCHIBALD KNOX (Designer)
Mr T. S. Quayle, Douglas - Contractor (Makers)
Mr W. T. Quayle - Well known Manx architect and artist. Designer of WW2 memorial (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 November 1924
    Attended by: Mr and Mrs R. M. Broadbent (formerly of Eskdale, Groundle), whose three sons were killed in the war.
  • Rededicated
    Date: 3 August 2014
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 June 1950
    Attended by: His Excellency the Lieutenant-General (Air Vice-Marshal Sir Geoffrey Bromet, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O.)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 November 1924
    Attended by: Rev. Robert Wakeford, M.A., Vicar. Also Rev. Aaron Smith (Superintendent of Douglas Primitive Methodist Circuit) and the Rev. S. Paul Hadley (Junior Wesleyan Minister).
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28206
Current location

At the traffic lights
opposite Royal Road
In a small garden beneath an elm tree
Main Road
Onchan
Onchan
Isle of Man
IM3 1BE
Isle of Man

OS Grid Ref: SC 38982 78218
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In an elevated position in the heart of the village
    set back a little from the main road.
    Whitebridge Road
    Onchan
    Onchan
    Isle of Man
    Isle of Man

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TALL WORKED MONUMENT IN THE FORM OF AN ELONGATED HEADSTONE. WW2 AND NI PANELS MOUNTED VERTICALLY IN FRONT OF THE MAIN MONUMENT. INCISED CELTIC STYLE WHEEL CROSS ON FRONT FACE. ALPHA AND OMEGA ON FACE AND SIDES WITH OTHER CELTIC DECORATION. REVERSE HAS OPEN TYPE CROSS BASED ON THORIDS CROSS (SCANDINAVIAN) IN THE PARISH CHURCH. WW2 AND NI ARE PLAIN
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ OF ONCHAN/ WHO DIED IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 (PANELS IN FRONT) TO THE PROUD AND GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT/ WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)/ KILLED IN ULSTER/ IN LINE OF DUTY/ 22 NOVEMBER 1975/ FUSILIER M.J SAMPSON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyde, Robert
Brew, George H
Broadbent, Charles M
Broadbent, George S
Broadbent, Walter E
Cannan, John
Clague, Charles H
Clague, Harold
Collister, K F
Cowley, John P
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, date of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 810MM, height 3300MM, width 250MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 80MM, height 700MM, width 3640MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Condition
History
CLEANED AND RE-CUT IN 1972
Costs

Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
ONCHAN DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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