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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Down
Town
Newcastle
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Francis Wiles of Larne, Co. Antrim
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1927
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68749
Current location

Main Street
Newcastle
Down
Down
BT33 0LU
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: SB 49943 91718
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Central Promenade
    Newcastle
    Down
    Down
    BT33 0EU
    Northern Ireland

    OS Grid Ref: SB 46231 85830
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Granite crouching lion on granite plinth. Text engraved in black on plinth.
Inscription
TO THE/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Annesley (6th Earl), F.
Burns, F
Cooper, H
Digges-la Touche, A
Digges-la Touche, E
Ewing, D
Ewing, D
Geddes, J
Greer, J
Knox, J V
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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