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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Onchan
Town
Onchan
County
Isle of Man
Country
Isle of Man
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67530
Current location
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Previous locations
  • Royal British Legion Hall
    Avondale Road
    Onchan
    Onchan
    Isle of Man
    IM3 1AQ
    Isle of Man

    OS Grid Ref: SC 39823 78183
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
An oak wood roll of honour comprising six sections. Below a central section with a commemorative inscription are four sections inscribed with names and, at the base of these, is a sixth section with a further quotation. The memorial was originally surmounted with two crossed spears of African style: these are no longer attached.
Inscription
Section 1: TO COMMEMORATE THE LOYALTY, COURAGE AND SELF-SACRIFICE OF THE BROTHERS OF THE COURT STAR OF MONA NO. 907 OF THE ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (Line breaks unknown) Sections 2-5: (Names) Section 6: TO BE LINKED TO GREAT TRADITIONS IS TO BE PLEDGED/ TO GREAT UNDERTAKINGS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archard, Edward
Archard, John
Ash, Robert
Bell, Henry
Bell, John
Brew, Douglas
Brooks, William B
Butler, Harry M
Cain, John
Cain, Nelson
See details for all 103 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 88
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle initial, surname, regiment, manner of death, date of death, date of wounding,
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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