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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Ards & North Down
Town
Comber
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
A B Burton (Founder / Foundry)
Leonard Stanford Merrifield FRBS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th April 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14th April 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6604
Current location

Town Square
Comber
Ards & North Down
Down
BT23 5DU
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 57906 23683
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Infantryman standing at ease on a three step base
Inscription
(W PANEL) GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY (N, S & E PANELS) SERVED THIS MONUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED/AND DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF/THE UNDERNOTED GALLANT OFFICERS/NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/BELONGING TO COMBER AND DISTRICT/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING/ AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR /1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, John
Auld, James
Beers, William
Black, Robert J
Boyd, George T
Brown, William J
Bruce, George James
Burgess, Henry
Campbell, Edward
Casey, George
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: height 2134 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 4877 mm
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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