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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Limavady
Town
Limavady
County
Londonderry
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 October 1924
    Attended by: Major Henry H.F. MacDonald Tyler
  • Opened
    Date: 2 March 1922
    Attended by: Major General Sir Oliver Nugent (late Commander 36th (Ulster) Division)
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
40490
Current location

Memorial Institute
Catherine St
Limavady
Limavady
Londonderry
BT49 9DA
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NV 83898 84073
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Long two-storey house ending in segemental bays with a Tuscan aedicule porch with Roll of Honour Panels.
Inscription
LIMAVADY AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIAL, TO COMMEMORATE ALIKE THE BRAVE SONS OF THIS DISTRICT WHO DIED FIGHTING FOR THEIR COUNTRY, AND THE GALLANT SURVIVORS WHO SHARED THEIR DANGERS, TOILS, AND SUFFERINGS; TO SHOW HONOUR TO THE DEAD AND GRATITUDE TO THE LIVING BY A MEMORIAL WHOSE OBJECT IS TO IMBUE SUCCESSIVE GENERATIONS WITH THE SAME LOVE OF COUNTRY AND SENSE OF DUTY, AND TO FORGE, BY THE MEMORY OF VALOUR AND SELF-DEVOTION, A FRESH BOND OF UNION AND FRIENDSHIP AMONG ALL WHO DWELT IN THIS DISTRICT. (Line breaks not known.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 604
    Served and returned: 533
    Died: 71
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Institute
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • North West Ulster by Rowan, A 352 Source: Image Library Published: Penguin Books (Buildings of I reland) 1979
  • Londonderry Sentinel, 11 October 1924. Notice of Unveiling of Roll of Honour Panels

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