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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newry And Mourne
Town
Newry
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Purdy and Millard
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 May 1948
    Attended by: Lt-General Sir James Steele KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 May 1948
    Attended by: Very Rev Dr McAdam
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6082
Current location

Corner with William Street
First Presbyterian Church (Non-subscribing)
John Mitchel Place
Newry
Newry And Mourne
Down
BT34 2DG
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: SB 17056 83814
Denomination: Presbyterian

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Description
Marble tablet with crossed flags and laurel wreath.
Inscription
1939-1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND /IN HONOURED REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEMBERS OF THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE /SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS JOHN XV-13/ THESE ALSO SERVED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 65
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 635mm, width 1065mm
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church Session & Committee

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