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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Mid & East Antrim Borough Council
Town
Ballymena
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1924
    Attended by: Major-General Sir Oliver Nugent KCB DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6387
Current location

Near railway station
public park
Galgorm Road
Ballymena
Mid & East Antrim Borough Council
Antrim
BT43 5EE
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 25348 60638
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on three-stepped base, with bronze dedicatory plaque.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND MEN FROM THE/ BALLYMENA URBAN AND RURAL DISTRICTS/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE/ THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE/ YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 491
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 491
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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