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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ballymena
Town
Cullybackey
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6383
Current location

Craigs Parish Church
Hillmount Rd
Cullybackey
Ballymena
Antrim
BT42 1NZ
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 19989 65882
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
Brass plaque with a segmental arch and badge of Royal Irish Rifles positioned at top centre and decorative floral border.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOMAS GREENWOOD HAUGHTON/ LIEUT 2ND BATTALION/ ROYAL IRISH RIFLES WHO WAS/KILLED IN ACTION JULY 1ST/ (1916) NEAR THIEPVAL IN THE/ BATTLE OF THE SOMME (F)RANCE/ AGED 25 YEARS/ WHEN KILLED HE WAS LEADING HIS MEN IN A MOST GALLANT/ MANNER TOWARDS THE GERMAN TRENCHES/ (T)HIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ BY THE EMPLOYEES IN HILLMOUNT, BLEACH GREEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Haughton, Thomas Greenwood
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, year of death, regiment, place of death, forename, surname, manner of death, age at death
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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