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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Down
Town
Newtonards
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials, Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 March 2012
    Attended by: Mayor of Newtownards
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68770
Current location

Court Square
Newtonards
Down
Down
BT23 7PA
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 61597 28061
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite stone of remembrance featuring the Inniskilling crest. Lettering engraved in white.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE 13 SOLDIERS OF/ THE 70TH BATTALION/ ROYAL INNISKILLING/ FUSILIERS/ KILLED DURING THE/ AIR RAID ON/ NEWTOWNARDS/ ON THE NIGHT OF/ 15TH APRIL 1941/ AND IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ ALL THOSE SERVICE PERSONNEL/ AND CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE ARDS AS A RESULT OF/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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