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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Newry, Mourne and Down
Town
Downpatrick
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
TOMMY HASTINGS (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th November 1925
    Attended by: COL RIGHT HON VISCOUNT BANGOR OBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th November 1925, 3pm
    Attended by: REV R M'ELNEY MA
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Lost
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WM Reference
6347

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Current location

A25
Crossroads Of Strangford Road And Old Belfast Road
Downpatrick
Newry
Mourne and Down
Down
BT30 6SL
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: SB 58500 99779
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SOLDIER WITH RIFLE ON PLINTH. NAMES ON TABLETS ON PLINTH AND DECORATIVE LAUREL SPRAYS CARVED AT BASE OF PLINTH.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF DOWNPATRICK/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OTHERS/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, James
Blayney, Bernard
Breen, William R G
Buchanan, James R
Carr, James
Clayton, Ernest A
Cleland, James
Clydedale, John A W
Clydesdale, Joseph
Cochrane, Jim
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
1996: NAME OF UDR SOLDIER KILLED BY IRA LANDMINE TO BE ADDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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