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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Craigavon
Town
Lurgan
County
Armagh
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Leonard Stanford Merrifield FRBS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 May 1928
    Attended by: Duke OF Abercorn KG KP
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 November 1957
    Attended by: Not known
  • Unknown
    Date: 10 November 1957
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6590
Current location

Market Street and XChuch Place Square
Church Place
Lurgan
Craigavon
Armagh
BT66 6GA
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 19202 16255
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Hexagonal dome with winged victory on top wearing a crown and waving a palm. Supporting columns and central hexagonal shaft with inscriptions
Inscription
BELGIUM/FRANCE/PALESTINE/MESOPOTANIA/GALLIPOLI/ITALY/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM LURGAN AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN /THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addis, R
Alexander, S
Allen, J
Allen, J
Anderson, L H
Babes, W
Baird, R
Baxter, C
Baxter, S
Beilly, J
See details for all 311 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 311
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 311
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 7848 MM
    Materials: Grey ranite with marble interior paving
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Craigavon District Council
Reference

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