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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Ballymena
Town
Broughshane
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Regimental Memorials
Maker
Bevan Boyd, Edward Barton, George McCrooke, Colin Knox
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th October 1989
    Attended by: Col R B Morton TD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th October 1989
    Attended by: The Ven Archdeacon T V Stoney MA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6372
Current location

ROADSIDE PUBLIC SQUARE - IN FRONT OF ORANGE HALL
Main Street
Broughshane
Ballymena
Antrim
BT42 4JW
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 30409 63525
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sculpture of a serviceman surmounting a tapering plinth surrounded by small railings. The plinth has an incised wreath on the 12 o'clock face with the dedication, and the names are on the 3 and 9 o'clock faces. The whole is on a stepped semi-circular base, surrounded by four flower beds and two plinths at the back, surmounted by black granite tablets with inscription in gold. There is also a granite bench at the back of the memorial, with an inscription.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE CAUSE OF JUSTICE AND FREEDOM/ "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/ GREAT WAR/1914-1918/(Names) 3 o'clock face: THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: 1914-1919/ (Names) Separate tablet (right): ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY FORCES/ FROM THE DISTRICT/ MURDERED IN THE EXECUTION OF THEIR DUTY/ (Names)/ LOOK NOT ON THIS MEMORIAL WITH SORROW/ BUT WITH PRIDE/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN PEACE Bench: DONATED BY/ JIM PETERS (R.U.R.)/ IN MEMORY OF THE 36TH ULSTER DIVISION/ "LEST WE FORGET"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, service, year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - White
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
2010: Slight damage done to the stonework during pipelaying in the main street. c2015: brick pavement and plinths changed to white granite.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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