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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Belfast
Town
Belfast
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6310

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Current location

23
May Street Church
May Street
Belfast
Belfast
Antrim
BT2 8LE
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 46417 29391
Denomination: Presbyterian

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Description
Lectern with associated Roll of Honour. Finely carved Roll of Honour with list of names framed by two classical pillars, left hand pillar showing "1914" right hand "1919"; Burning Bush carving in the centre. In the centre of the pillars is a carving of flags, cannon and ship's anchor topped by the Crown and laurel wreath.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD, IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR IMMORTAL DEAD, AND IN HONOUR OF ALL THE SONS OF/ MAY STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/[names in 4 columns]/ALSO SERVED/[names in 4 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acheson, Samuel
Adair, John
Adgey, David
Adgey, Thomas
Allen, Fred M
Allen, Samuel G
Allen, William K
Anderson, Ernest
Anderson, Samuel
Andrews, David
See details for all 226 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 199
    Served and returned: 159
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Unknown
Components
  • Lectern
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
May Street Presbyterian Church

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