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Market Square


BT25 1AW

Northern Ireland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Cenotaph
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Dromore War Memorial is situated in the town’s square.The monument represents a soldier in full fighting equipment, with rifle and bayonet “at the ready.” It is executed in bronze and is mounted on a column of Irish limestone. The names of the fallen appear on a bronze slab on the front of the memorial. The statue is a monument to the memory of over ninety men and one lady (a nurse) of the town and district, who laid down their lives in the Great War, and the 400 odd who served. 65 additional names added June 2007 A dedication service and unveiling was held at Dromore War Memorial on Sunday 24th June 2007. It was preceded by a short Royal British Legion Parade, Dromore. A bronze plaque bearing the name of an additional 62 men from the Dromore area who lost their lives whilst serving in the armed forces during the First World War (1914-1918) was unveiled. This act was the culmination of over 7 years research by Mr. Jeffrey Martin to remember those whose names had not been on the original plaque. Mr. Martin has written a book focusing on these men.
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1939-45 This plaque is to honour the men and women from ths district who served in the Second World War and to perpetuate the names of the following who made the supreme sacrifice on behalf of King and empire.

WW1 Navy Porter, James, Seaman Lilley, James, Stoker Army Doake, S.H., Major, D.S.O. McKee, Francis M.B. J.P. Captain Sherrard, John C. Captain Vaughan, John M., Lieutenant Napier, Jonathan, 2nd Lieutenant Bingham, Robert J. Sergeant Boyd, George T., Sergeant Hamilton, Samuel G. Sergeant McFadden, Joseph, Sergeant Ervin, H.G., Corporal Patterson, William, Corporal Boyle, Frederick, Lance-Corporal Chambers, Richmond J.T. Lance-Corporal Ferris, Samuel, M.M. L-Corporal Gamble, Thomas, Lance-Corporal Gordon, Thomas, Lance-Corporal Gorman, Gilbert, Lance-Corporal Kilgariff, Henry, Lance-Corporal Adair, Robert M., Private Adams, Albert, Private Baxter, William R, Private Bell, Robert J., Private Bothwell, Arthur W., Private Cairns, W., Private Catherwood, J., Private Clarke, T.J. Private Crookshank, J., Private Dickson, T.J., Private Ferris, R., Private Fitzgerald, W., Private Gordon, Robert, Private Gourley, John A. Private Graham, John, Private Gribben, James, Private Gribbin, Arthur, Private Hawthorne, William R., Private Hutchinson, Samuel, Private Jess, David, Private Kane, John, Private Kayes, William, Private Kerr, James, Private Kerr, Samuel, Private Lindsay, William J., Private Massey, Alfred, Private McConnell, John, Private McCormick, William J., Private McIlwrath, George H., Private McKeown, David T., Private McKinley, William J., Private Nicholson, Hugh J., Private Nicholson, William H., Private Pollock, Thomas, Private Rodgers, W.H., Private Scott, Hugh, Private Smith, Thomas, Private Smyth, Robert A., Private Smyth, Robert, Private Thompson, Frederick B., Private Thompson, M., Private Truesdale, F., Private Watson, R., Private White, J., Private Young, J., Private D. Boyd D. Prentice Additional names from WW1 were added in 2007 Army Captain S. Martin, R.A.M.C Captain J. R. Miller Lieutenant J. H. Edgar, M.A., B.D. Second-Lieutenant J. K. S. Hunter Sergeant J. Graham Sergeant S. Gribben Sergeant W. Gribben Sergeant B. Hamilton Sergeant J. A. Hamilton Sergeant T. R. S. Kerr Sergeant G. M’Clenaghan Sergeant S. Watson Corporal C. Allen Corporal D. Donaldson Corporal E. Hamilton Corporal I. Jess Corporal John Ledgett Corporal W. Lunn Corporal H. Peden Corporal D. J. Wilson Lance-Corporal S. Bryson Lance-Corporal H. E. Flanagan Lance-Corporal T. Gamble Lance-Corporal D. G. M’Ewan Private W. Anderson Private W. H. Arburthnot Private H. Archer Private S. H. Archer Private J. O. Armstrong Private J. Beggs Private J. Beggs Private O. Best Private H. J. Boal Private T. Boston Private T. Brown Private A. Burns Private L. Burns Private G. Carson Private W. G. Chambers Private T. Clarke Private T. Cochrane Private R. Crawford Private H. Cunningham Private W. Darragh Private F. Doloughan Private T. W. G. Edgar Private W. H. Flanagan Private R. Fleck Private D. Frame Private T. Fulton Private W. G. Gamble Private W. Gill Private W. Gordon Private E. Gourley Private J. Greer Private H. Gribben Private W. Gribben Private S. Guiney Private E. Jackson Private J. Jess, Private W. Johnson Private A. Jones Private A. Lilley Private J. Martin Private S. Martin Private R. M’Candless Private J. M’Cracken Private A. M’Donald Private H. M’Donald Private A. M’Dowell Private W. M’Garrell, M.M. Private H. M’Mahon Private A. M’Mullan Private M. Nutt Private C. Ogle Private W. Prenter Private J. Prentice Private S. Price Private J. Pyper Private T. Scott Private R. Smyth Private S. Smyth Private C. W. Thompson Private W. J. Vint Private W. H. Wallace Private T. Watson Private J. Whitley Private T. Whitley Private E. Young Nurse E. H. Watson WW2 added in 2009 Seamen T J Cochrane Cap W J Hill, Cpl`s J A Clokey, D Doonan LCpl J Spence Pte`s J Cairns, A Copling, W J Dobbin, W Gardner RAF F/Sgt`s W McDonald, J Russell, Sgt`s W Mussen, P Wilson Cpl J M Ward, A/C`s H Gracey, J McCandless Women's Aux Air Force Sgt J Beggs

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