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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushen
Town
Rushen
County
Isle of Man
Country
Isle of Man
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Mr T H Royston of Douglas (Designer)
Mr T H Royston of Douglas (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 April 1921
    Attended by: Sir William Fry, Lieutenant Governor; Lady Fry and Mr Leigh Goldie-Taubman
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 April 1921
    Attended by: Lord Bishop of Sodor & Mann
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28385
Current location

Kirk Christ - Holy Trinity
A29
Rushen
Rushen
Isle of Man
IM9 6LN
Isle of Man

OS Grid Ref: SC 20874 69306
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall Mounted White marble tablet with incised black lettering, on an alabaster backboard which has a triangular head. Gilt mosaic border, and white stone laurel wreath at top centre. Below the main memorial is a separate tablet for WW1 Merchant Navy Men. Includes the communities of Ballafesson, Ballakillowey, Ballakilpheric, Bradda, Cregneish, Fistard, Level, Port Erin, Port St Mary and Surby
Inscription
Main Tablet-TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ ERECTED BY THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS/ARMY/[NAMES]/NAVY/[names]/MERCANTILE MARINE/[names] ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ROYAL NAVY/[names]/ARMY/[names]/ROYAL AIR FORCE/[names]/CIVIL AIR LINES/[name]/MERCHANT NAVY/[names] Second Tablet-1914-1918/MERCHANT NAVY/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, R D
Beckinsale, T H
Bell, T C
Buttell, J H
Cain, A W
Cain, E
Cannell, R C
Cannell, W W
Christian, J
Clague, B C
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service, rank, home village
    Order of information: service THEN rank THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: service THEN rank THEN surname
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service, home village
    Order of information: service THEN home village THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service, home village
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 2270mm, width 970mm
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 80mm, height 2050mm, width 840mm
    Materials: Marble - White, Mosaic, Gilt
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 275mm, width 815mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 330mm, width 975mm
    Materials: Alabaster
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL
Comments: This cost included the Lychgate
Memorial: c£400

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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