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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castlereagh
Town
Castlereagh
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1950
    Attended by: Bishop Kerr
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69404
Current location

Knockbreda Parish Church
Church Road
Castlereagh
Castlereagh
Down
BT8 7AN
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 47176 25542
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
The tablet consists of a polished black marble backboard with a tablet of grey marble surmounted by a cornice pediment. The crest of the Lothian and Borders Yeomanry is top left and that of the Royal Airforce is top right. The incised Roman lettering of the inscription is filled in black.
Inscription
1939 TO THE GLORY OF GOD 1945/ AND/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS/ OF THIS PARISH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR./ (Names...)/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: forename, surname, rank, regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 840mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Erected by the parishioners
Reference
  • Set on a Hill, The Story of Knockbreda Parish Church by R. Ernest Wood, p.42.

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