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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
German
Town
St John's
County
Isle of Man
Country
Isle of Man
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
P.M.C. Kermode, T.H. Royston, J. Youle & Co. Ltd, of Rotherham - bronze tablets
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 1923
    Attended by: Lieutenant Governor Sir William Fry KCVO CB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 July 1949
    Attended by: The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Mann (the Rt. Rev. J. R. S. Taylor)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 July 1949
    Attended by: His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, Sir Geofrrey Bromet
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 November 1923
    Attended by: Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28254
Current location

Tynwald Hill
Peel Road
St John's
German
Isle of Man
IM4 3NA
Isle of Man

OS Grid Ref: SC 27829 81906
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SIX-STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED PLINTH, SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS WITH GABLED TOP. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF ON PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND THE TOP STEP. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY WROUGHT IRON FENCING. ORNATE KNOTWORK DESIGN CARVED IN THE SHAFT OF THE CROSS. ROPE DESIGN CARVED ON THE EDGES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
SIDE 1: IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ 1914 - 1918/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (NAMES) SIDE 2,3 AND 4: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, J H
Aitcheson, J H
Albert, A
Alldritt, J R
Allen, J H
Allen, R E
Allen-black, H
Archard, E
Archer, R
Archer, T
See details for all 1171 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1171
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1171
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 541
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 541
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Costs

Comments: The memorial was built on a field which was originally part of Ballahown Farm, German. It was purchased from the owner by Government Property Trustees on 21st August 1923, for the sum of £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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