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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Larne
Town
Islandmagee
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61104
Current location

Cliff path
Gobbins
Islandmagee
Larne
Antrim
BT40
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 618 545
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on plinth and square base. Inscription on plinth and base. Located on the grass edge of the cliff path in a square enclosure of low railings.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ LCE. CPL WALTER NEWEL,/ 6TH BATT BLACK WATCH/ WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ ON 10TH JULY 1915./ ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS WITH/ WHOM HE SPENT MANY HAPPY/ DAYS AT THE GOBBINS FARM./ AND/ CAPT W. V. EDWARDS/ ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS,/ KILLED IN ACTION IN PALESTINE/ 29TH DECEMBER 1917./
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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