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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
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06 November 1921
    Attended by: Mrs R Garret Campbell
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06 November 1921
    Attended by: The Lord Bishop Charles Thorton Primrose Grierson BD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69536
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 with decorative details at the top is framed on the wooden back board. Under the decorative details, there is a sentence in caps, written 'To The Glory of God' in the space of ribbon pattern. The year of the war is kept in the decorative pattern where below the inscription. The wreath is placed in the middle of the plaque with decorative design and written 'Faithful Unto Death' in the space of ribbon pattern. Two columns of names are in the middle of wreath and another 4 columns of names around the wreath. The quotation is at the bottom of the plaque. Names are in alphabetical order in surnames. Lettering are in caps and carved.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE 23 MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / AND IN HONOUR OF 101 OTHERS / ALL OF THIS PARISH WHO VOLUNTARILY SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 – 1919 R.ALLISON J. LARMOUR / W.E.M. ARMSTRONG E. LARCOMBE / W. ARMSTRONG G.HILL J.JOHNSTON E. LOWRY / T.ARMSTRONG V.HOUSTON G.KIRKPATRICK J. LUNN / S. ARMSTRONG C. HUSTON D. KIRKPATRICK R.MAGEE / F.ARMSTRONG J.IRELAND K.C KIRKPATRICK H.MAXWELL / R.W.H.BLAND R.IRELAND I. KIRKPATRICK B. MAXWELL / F.BARNES I.IRELAND A.LARMOUR D.McCAUSLAND / JAS BOYCE R.McCURRY / E.BOYCE A.McCURRY / J.BROWN S.McCONNELL / J.BROWN L.McCONNELL / S.BRUCE S.McCONNELL / D.CAMPBELL E.McCREA / H.J.St.J.CLARKE / J.McFADDEN / B.R.CLARKE A.McILWAINE / S.S.CLARKE J.McILWRATH / R.COLGAN R.McKEOWN / T.COLGAN P.McLAUGHLIN / J.COLGAN W.J.MONTGOMERY / J.CRYMBLE T.MONTGOMERY / G.CRYMBLE H.MOORE / R.DAVIDSON J.PORTER / I.DOHERTY D.PORTER / R.E.DUDGEON W.REILLY / S.DUBOIS R.REILLY /R.DUNN G.REILLY / W.DUNN T.REILLY / J.EDGEWORTH T.ROSE / J.ELLIS A.M.SEABROOKE / J.FEE J.SCOTT / C.FENTON R.SLOAN / J.FRYAR H.SMYTH / W.GEARY M.SMYTH / J.GILMORE T.SMYTH / D.GIRVAN G.SPEERS / A.GREER I.STEWART / R.GREER R.STEWART / W.J.HALE D.STEWART / H.H.HALE A.TAYLOR / T.J.HAMILL J.TINSLEY / D.HAMILTON J.T.WADDELL / JAS HAMILTON J.S.WILSON (In the centre) THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES / R.T.BLEAKLEY R.J.KEMPTON / Jn.BOYCE J.McNEILLY / W.J.BLAIR R.McGLUGHAN / L.B.CAMPBELL J.PATTERSON / JOsDUNN W.PORTER / JEr.DUNN J.SCOTT / S.FENTON T.SCOTT/ G.GALBRAITH G.SMYLIE / W.GREER W.SMYTH / H.HAMILTON H.C.STEVENSON / G.M.HUSTON R.STEWART / G.WHITTLEY / FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH / DOROTHY GRAINGER V.A.D. /DOROTHY HUSTON / MARY TAYLOR / SISTER ELIZABETH TINSLEY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 124
    Served and returned: 101
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Initial, surname
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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