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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Antrim
Town
Newtownabbey
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony

  • Date: 06 November 1921
    Attended by: Mrs R H W Bland, wife of Captain Bland
  • Date: 06 November 1921
    Attended by: The Lord Bishop Charles Thorton Primrose Grierson BD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69369
Current location

Inside the church
south wall
Church of the Holy Evangelists
Church Road
Newtownabbey
Antrim
Antrim
BT36 6DJ
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 45898 37801
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
Rectangular plaque mounted on a rectangular shape wooden back board. Lettering is carved in black. Latin inscription (motto) is located at the last row of the texts.
Inscription
DEDICATED BY A FEW FRIENDS/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ 2ND LT HAROLD GEO. STEVENSON,/ 13TH YORK AND LANCS REGIMENT./ KILLED IN ACTION AT ARRAS/ 25 JUNE 1917./ "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Stevenson, Harold Geo.
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: First name, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 400mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 1) 'Carved in Stone' ISBN 0-9254698-04-1 by the Belfast branch of the North of Ireland Family History Society, C/O School of Education, Queens University, 69 University Street, Belfast BT7 1HL, 1994. 2) www.irishwarmemorials.ie (Irish War Memorials) (recorded by Johnny Conn, 15 February 2007.

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