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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Ballymoney
Town
Dervock
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1988
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43512
Description
Polished black marble pillar, surmounted by an urn, on two-stepped base supporting an urn. Behind is a rendered wall on which are six plaques from an earlier memorial. SIX PLAQUES FROM A FORMER MEMORIAL (unknown), THREE FROM EACH WORLD WAR on wall behind the pillar
Inscription
6 o'clock face of pillar: IN/ MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE CAUSE/ OF JUSTICE AND/ FREEDOM/ WE WILL REMEMBER/ THEM 6 o'clock face of base: ERECTED BY/ A GRATEFUL COMMUNITY/ 1988 PLAQUE ONE: DERVOCK AND DISTRICT / 1914-1919 / WAR MEMORIAL / THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES / (NAMES) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" PLAQUE TWO: ROLL OF HONOUR / (NAMES) / "THINE O LORD IS THE VICTORY" PLAQUE THREE: ROLL OF HONOUR / (NAMES) / " THANKS BE UNTO GOD GOD THAT GIVE US THE VICTOR(?Y)" PLAQUE FOUR: DERVOCK AND DISTRICT / WAR MEMORIAL / 1939-1945 /THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES / (NAMES) / " THE SOULS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ARE IN THE HANDS OF GOD" PLAQUE FIVE: ROLL OF HONOUR / (NAMES) / " THE LORD SHALL PRESERVE THEE" PLAQUE SIX: ROLL OF HONOUR / (NAMES) / "THROUGH GOD WE DO VALIANTLY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, James
Allen, Charles
Allen, Conway B
Allen, Henry A
Allen, Marjery
Allen, Samuel
Allison, Daniel
Baird, Jas Smyth
Baird, Sandy
Baird, William
See details for all 200 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 200
    Served and returned: 158
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 176
    Served and returned: 154
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 1000mm, height 2000mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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