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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
Lisburn
Town
Hilden
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43604
Current location

Grand Street/Mill Street junction
Hilden
Lisburn
Antrim
BT27 4TY
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 39366 21438
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The Hilden memorial is in the form of a hexagon, with semi-circular top, and is of Portland stone, built in ashlar. On three sides it is supported by buttresses, with moulded caps and bases, the alternate sides forming recessed panels on which are placed the names of the fallen on handsome bronze plaques, with raised lettering, the inscription being placed round the top. The monument is 13 feet 6 inches in height from the ground, and is placed on a pedestal formed by two hexagonal steps. There are in all 113 names on the memorial, all of whom had been employed in the three districts.
Inscription
ERECTED IN ABIDING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM HILDEN, GLENMORE AND LAMBEG WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF EMPIRE, HOME AND LIBERTY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918. MAY THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THEIR DEVOTION BE TO ALL WHO READ THE NAMES AN INSPIRATION TO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY PROMOTE ITS WELFARE AND GIVE THOUGHT FOR PEACE AND HAPPINESS/ NAMES OF THE FALLEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Walter
Beggs, Henry Parker
Bleakley, Samuel
Bowers, James
Boyd, David
Boyd, Henry
Brown, Edmond
Brown, James
Brown, John
Brown, Samuel
See details for all 113 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 113
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 113
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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