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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Antrim
Town
Newtownabbey
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69529
Current location

Inside the church
East 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
A brass plaque is mounted on the wooden back board. At the upper part, there is a Latin Cross in the middle and emblems are placed at each side of the cross (Badges of Ulster Defence Regiment). Carved lettering is shown under the cross.
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF/ SERGEANT J P CONNOLLY/ 10TH (CITY OF BELFAST)/ THE ULSTER DEFENCE REGIMENT/ MURDERED BY TERRORISTS 21 JULY 1981
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Connolly, J.p.
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Commemorations
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, date of death.
    Order of information: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of death.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 1050mm, width 750mm
    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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