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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Belfast
Town
Belfast
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88318
Current location

St Anne's Cathedral
Donegall Street
Belfast
Belfast
Antrim
BT1 2HB
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 46360 30156
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A nowy headed white marble tablet comprising 4 sections, Top with main Inscription and Trade Logo, three lower panels, centre of which lists the fallen, either side has names of those who served. Lettering incised in black. The tablet is set on a grey marble backboard.
Inscription
The top main inscription: THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN PLACED IN THIS CATHEDRAL IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR VICTORY AND TO/ PERPETUATE THE NAMES OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE STATIONERY, PRINTING AND ALLIED TRADES OF BELFAST/ WHO VOLUNTARILY, IN RESPONSE TO THE CALL OF OUR SOVEREIGN LORD KING GEORGE V. TO UPHOLD THE HONOUR/ OF OUR NATION AND EMPIRE AND TO DEFEND THE SACRED CAUSE OF FREEDOM, SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR Centre panel inscription: "LET US SALUTE THE GLORIOUS DEAD WHO SLEEP IN THE EARTH/ OF FRANCE AND ELSEWHERE, FAITHFULLY, PIOUSLY, JEALOUSLY/ WE SHALL GUARD THEM AND KEEP THEIR MEMORY ALIVE BECAUSE/ THEY ARE BOTH A TESTIMONY AND A PLEDGE." MARSHAL FOCH/ (Names)/ Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail/ Or knock the breast; no weakness, no contempt,/ Dispraise or blame, nothing but well and fair,/ And what may quiet us in a death so noble. Milton.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, H G V
Adair, H H
Adams, J
Adamson, R
Adamson, T S
Agnew, W H
Aitken, W
Allister, D
Anderson, F
Anderson, J
See details for all 517 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 517
    Served and returned: 444
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, rank, decorations.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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