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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dungannon
Town
Coalisland
County
Tyrone
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6152
Current location

Brackaville Church
Dungannon Road
Coalisland
Dungannon
Tyrone
BT71 4HT
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NV 95843 25928
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
White marble tablet set on a black backboard with a pediment. An open book is carved at the top of the tablet and the lettering is in black.
Inscription
1914-1918/FOR KING AND COUNTRY/IN LOVING MEMORY OF/L/CPL HUGH JOHN CAIRNS R. INNIS FUS./WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT FESTUBERT FRANCE/IN THE GREAT WAR/AND HIS BROTHER THOMAS WILLIAM WHO/SERVED AS A DRIVER WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN/FLANDERS, AND SINCE DIED IN USA/ALSO THEIR FATHER AND MOTHER/HUGH AND SARAH CAIRNS OF THIS PARISH/I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU COMFORTLESS/ ST JOHN XIV XIII(?)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cairns, Hugh John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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