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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Pulpit or pulpit part
District
Ballymena
Town
Broughshane
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J C Maters & Co
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 October 1922
    Attended by: Major-General Barnett Wilson CB CMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1 October 1922
    Attended by: Rev Major-General J M Simms CB CMG DD LLD MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6373
Current location

Second Presbyterian Church
Raceview Rd
Broughshane
Ballymena
Antrim
BT42 4JL
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 30069 63432
Denomination: Presbyterian

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Description
Octagonal pulpit with panels constructed of Austrian oak. The First World War panel, centrally positioned, encloses a heavy brass plaque on which are the names of those who fell during the war, while on the other side are the names of all of those who served in the armed forces. On either side of this panel are two additional panels bearing the names of those who served and died during the Second World War.
Inscription
(Names)/ "THEY JEOPARDED THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH IN THE HIGH PLACES OF THE FIELD" JUDGES CHAPTER 5 VERSE 18/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEMBERS OF THIS CONGREGATION WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE DEFENCE OF THE EMPIRE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: depth 1750 mm, height 2000 mm, width 3000 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Trevor Gray, A History of Second Broughshane Presbyterian Church, 1861-1986 (Church, 1986).

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