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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Coleraine
Town
Portstewart
County
Londonderry
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS, Messers John Robinson & Son
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1924
    Attended by: Lady Craig (Later Viscountess Craigavon)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1924
    Attended by: The Dean of Derry
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6181
Current location

On sea front
west side of Promenade.
The Promenade
Portstewart
Coleraine
Londonderry
BT55 7AD
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: V 99708 98055
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Soldier with rifle standing on a plinth with name panels.
Inscription
(6 O'CLOCK FACE) TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE/ MEN OF PORTSTEWART/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ (6 O'CLOCK FACE) THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE/ FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bacon, Robert
Boyd, James
Burke, Robert J
Charles, John P
Finlay, Thomas J
Gatchell, Cecil J H
Gray, John
Hayes, James
Hayes, Thomas
Kane, James
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forname, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 6000 mm
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £800

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Colereine District Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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