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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Belfast
Town
Castlereagh, Belfast
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 September 2013
    Attended by: PRIME MINISTER OF NORTHERN IRELAND
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65504
Current location

Site of former American military cemetery. Opposite Lagan College
Rocky Road
Castlereagh
Belfast
Belfast
Antrim
BT8 6GA
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 48844 25719
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-sided polished stone obelisk. Two part-circle benches and a flag staff.
Inscription
LISNABREENY 1943 - 1948/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 140
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 140
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2013: obelisk erected to replace previous memorial. The brick arched gateway from Rocky Road is all that remains of the original cemetery
Costs

Comments: The obelisk was commissioned by Castlereagh Borough Council. The new memorial and landscaping was a joint project between the National Trust and Castlereagh Borough Council

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Memorial is maintained by Castlereagh Borough Council and land is owned by the National Trust.
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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