Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Pulpit or pulpit part
District
Undefined
Town
Newtownards
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1926
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6302

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Current location

233
Somme Heritage Centre
Bangor Road
Newtownards
Down
BT23 7PH
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 62342 30592
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Philip's Church
    Grosvenor Road
    Belfast
    Belfast
    Antrim
    BT12
    Northern Ireland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of Ireland
Description
Pulpit with dedicatory nowy-headed tablet . At the top is a wreath, surrounded by leaves
Inscription
1914 1918/ To the Glory of God/ and in Proud Remembrance of/ Parishioners who served in the Great War, this Tablet and the adjoiining Pulpit/ have been erected by the members of/ the Men's Bible Class and Friends 1926/ THESE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Names)/ "Faithful unto Death"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 210
    Served and returned: 180
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
History
The church was deconsecrated in 1994 and the building was sold to the Michael Dwyers 1798 Gaelic Athletic Club. c2003 it was planned to replace the building with a purpose built club and it is understood that this happened (Michael Dwyers GAC).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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