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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Coleraine
Town
Portstewart
County
Londonderry
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
G Harrison and Co
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69403
Current location

Inside the church
Portstewart Church of Ireland
Church Street
Portstewart
Coleraine
Londonderry
BT55 7AL
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NV 99803 97948
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two rectangle tablets are mounted at the marble made backboard. The upper tablet with pediment has a wreath at the center, alongside with decorative pattern where sits at the top of the tablet. The Latin text '1914 Pro Deo Rece Et Patria 1918' is placed in the middle of the wreath. Lettering is raised in Black. The upper tablet represents the WW1 and lower tablet represents the WW2. Both lettering are carved in black. There are some vertical form marble made bar decorated each tablet.
Inscription
First tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD & GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THE CHIME OF BELLS & THIS TABLET ARE ERECTED./ THEIR NAMES ARE/ (Names...) Second tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US IN/ THE WORLD WAR OF 1839 - 1945 THE CHOIR STALLS/ AND THIS TABLET ARE ERECTED./ (Names...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 2000mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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