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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Lisburn
Town
Lisburn
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Henry Charles Fehr (1867-1940)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 April 1923
    Attended by: Rt Hon Sir James Craig Bt; DL; MP
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th April 1923
    Attended by: MAJOR-GENERAL SIR OLIVER NUGENT KCB DSO (former commander of the 36th (Ulster) Division)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6465
Current location

Castle Gardens
Castle Street
Lisburn
Lisburn
Antrim
BT27 4SU
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 38559 20490
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nine foot winged bronze figure of Victory holding a laurel wreath and inverted sword, set on a square plinth and base. There are rectangular plaques attached to the sides of the plinth and the whole is set on a two stepped paved surround.
Inscription
CURRENT INSCRIPTION: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF LISBURN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WARS 1914-18 1939-45 ON PLINTH: THIEPVAL ORIGINAL WORDING: TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE/ LISBURN MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES THAT WE/ MIGHT LIVE/ 1914-1918/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, William R
Adams, Ralph
Allen, William John
Andrews, James
Andrews, William
Atkinson, William
Baker, Walter
Beattle, Wm John
Beck, James
Bell, G R
See details for all 266 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 266
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 266
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: height 13 FT
    Materials: Marble
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 9 FT
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 23FT
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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