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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Mid Ulster
Town
Cookstown
County
Tyrone
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Purdy and Millard, FREDERICK WILLIAM POMEROY RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 April 1927
    Attended by: Mrs Ricardo (widow of Gerneral Ricardo who led 109th Brigade Enniskellens)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 April 1927
    Attended by: Lieut. Col. Lewis RBL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6107
Current location

Centre of the road in the town centre
23
William Steet A29
Cookstown
Mid Ulster
Tyrone
BT80 8BA
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NV 94001 38414
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Block built silver grey granite Cenotaph with electric torches each side and inset bronze panels surmounting a two stepped base. Wreaths on north and south faces and torches on east and west face
Inscription
South Side: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD East and West Side: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM COOKSTOWN/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO IN THE GREAT WAR GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashfield, Hugh
Baine, Joseph
Barton, Patrick
Beach, J J
Bell, Thos
Black, Isaac
Blair, R
Boyle, Joseph
Boyle, Louis
Bradley, John
See details for all 118 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 118
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 118
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: height 14FT, width 12FT
    Materials: Concrete
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2.23M, height 5.23M, width 3M
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
SLIGHT DETERIORATION ON NAMES
Costs

Site: £670-4S-10D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
DISTRICT COUNCIL
Reference
  • Ulster Architectural Society unknown date etc.
  • Mid Ulster Mail - unknown dates

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