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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newtownabbey
Town
Newtownabbey
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68509
Current location

75
Carnmoney Parish Church
Church Road
Newtownabbey
Newtownabbey
Antrim
BT36 6DJ
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 45899 37797
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
Brass plaque fixed to a church prayer desk. Carved lettering in caps.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ PRESENTED BY MR.M.MACDONALD/ IN MEMORY OF JACK GOURLEY/ AND ROBERT RICHARDSON OF C.L.B./ KILLED IN ACTION (1939-45)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gourley, Jack
Richardson, Robert
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forname, Surname, Manner of death, Occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 40, width 100
    Materials: Brass
  • Prayer desk
    Measurements: height 1900mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
History
1997 : Repaired after an arson attack.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Mr. M. Macdonald

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