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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Coleraine
Town
Aghadowey
County
Londonderry
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J ROBINSON (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40403
Description
OBELISK ON 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF PINNACLE THERE IS A LEE ENFIELD RIFLE CROSSED WITH A LANCE AND DRAPED BY TWO FLAGS. ABOVE THIS IS A BRONZE WREATH.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/ THIS PARISH WHO SERVED IN/ THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919/ THESE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ THEY ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ THE MEN OF ULSTER HAVE SHOWN/ HOW NOBLY THEY FIGHT AND DIE/ KING GEORGE V. SERVED (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: SERVED/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 3 O'CLOCK FACE: SERVED/ (NAMES) THE PATH OF DUTY WAS THE WAY TO GLORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, R
Archibald, A
Archibald, C
Archibald, M
Archibald, S
Archibald, W A
Barr, W
Barr, W
Blair, T J
Blake, R
See details for all 193 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 188
    Served and returned: 152
    Died: 36
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: decorations,rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 120
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,additional,decorations
    Order of information: additional,surname,rank,decorations
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 1000MM, height 1500MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Site: £700

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NORTHWEST ULSTER by ROWAN, A 105 Source: Image Library Published:PENGUIN BOOKS (BUILDINGS OF IRELAND) 1979
  • Lists both those who died and served, includes names omitted from war memorial. Photos of many of those who died as well as old photographs of memorial.

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