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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Belfast
Town
Belfast
County
Antrim
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Thomas Brock RA (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 July1924
    Attended by: HRH The Duke of York KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9170
Current location

University entrance
Queens University
University Road
Belfast
Belfast
Antrim
BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland

OS Grid Ref: NW 45790 28165
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Life sized winged victory holding a laurel wreath and a wounded youth holing a sword. On a large stone pedestal with unfurled flags at the base and a wreath on the front face.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ MEMBERS OF THIS UNIVERSITY AND ITS/ OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR, LEAVING/ THEIR SUCCESSORS A PERPETUAL EXAMPLE/ OF SELF- SACRIFICE AND LOYAL SERVICE/ (NAMES) THE FOLLOWING 155 MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY/ GAVE THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE/(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, J T
Adams, J H
Adrian, W K
Alexander, J
Algeo, W F
Anderson, A S
Annesley, J F St J
Armstrong, C A
Ashley, C
Ashmore, R H
See details for all 252 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 253
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 253
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 155
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 155
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2000 mm, height 6000 mm, width 2000 mm
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Costs

Site: £5000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Queens University Estates Department
Reference
  • Illustrated London News v. 165 p.224
  • Belfast Weekly Telegraph 20 January 1922
  • K Jeffery: The Great war in Modern Irish Memory

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