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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Down
Town
Downpatrick
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75426
Current location

6C
St Margarets Church
Church Street
Downpatrick
Down
Down
BT30 6EJ
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: SB 58484 99073
Denomination: Church of Ireland

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Description
Tall grey stone obelisk with a lighter grey stone memorial plaque set into one face commemorating a number of members of the Foster family . The entries appear to have been added at various times in differing typefaces , all lettering is in black . The commemorations include both burials and family members who are buried elsewhere . The top of the obelisk is not visible in the image so cannot be described .
Inscription
…./GEORGE FOSTER 14TH R.I.R./ KILLED IN ACTION 6TH APRIL 1916,/ BURIED IN HAMEL, FRANCE AGED 22 YEARS/…..
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Foster, George
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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: given name, surname, unit, manner of death , date of death ,age at death , place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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