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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Carrickfergus
Town
Greenisland
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 7 October 1922
    Attended by: Countess of Antrim
  • Rededicated
    Date: 5 November 2006
    Attended by: Revd Canon Edward James Moore TD MA
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 November 2006
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Antrim
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60829
Current location

Knockagh Hill
Monument Road
Carrickfergus
Greenisland
Carrickfergus
Antrim
BT38 8QG
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 54213 45554
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk of stone blocks mounted on broad square plinth of rough hewn blocks. Stone tablet with inscription mounted at front of plinth. The Obelisk is a replica of the Wellington Monument in Phoenix Park, Dublin and is half the height. There is also a slate rededication tablet.
Inscription
The Original Tablet-TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN PROUD/AND AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE/OF THE MEN/OF COUNTY ANTRIM/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/THIS MEMORIAL/IS ERECTED BY THEIR GRATEFUL COUNTRY/ NOBLY YOU FOUGHT, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED/YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED. The Rededication Tablet-COUNTY ANTRIM WAR MEMORIAL/THE KNOCKAGH MONUMENT/ON 5TH NOVEMBER 2006 THIS MONUMENT WAS REDIDCATED TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF/THOSE FROM THE COUNTY OF ANTRIM WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN TWO WORLD WARS.//THE CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED BY THE REVEREND CANON EDWARD JAMES MOORE T.D. M.A. IN THE/PRESENCE OF THE LORD LIEUTENANT OF COUNTY ANTRIM, LORD O'NEILL TOGETHER WITH/ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE TEN COUNCILS WITHIN COUNTY ANTRIM AND MEMBERS OF/THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION//"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 110ft
    Materials: Stone - Basalt
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
History
2006: Refurbishment program undertaken at a cost of £50,000. Each Local Antrim Council contributing £1,500 to the total cost.; 1985: Local Councils in County Antrim contributed towards the cost of carrying out refurbishment work; 1936: Memorial was completed
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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