Killyleagh War Memorial

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Reference WMO/148152

Address:

Killyleagh Castle

Frederick St

Killyleagh

BT30 9QP

Northern Ireland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
About the memorial: Killyleagh War Memorial tablets are attached to the castle walls at the junction of Frederick Street and Shrigley Road. The original marble plaque, made to the order of the Woman’s Work Guild, was placed on the flank tower of Killyleagh Castle at the end of the Linden Walk.During the Great War the members of this Guild gave their time, their leisure, and their skill to making woollen garments and comforts which would alleviate the sufferings that the men at the front had greatly to endure. One day every week they met to settle and arrange what parcels and medical aids they could dispatch abroad. Similar activities to this occurred all through the British Isles. The unveiling and dedication ceremony was described as ‘short and simple.’ Surmounted by a shield and wreath, the tablet bears the following arresting inscription:
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“All ye who pass by remember with gratitude the men of Killyleagh who gave their lives for others in the great war, 1914-1918”

Boyd David Calvert James Campbell Robert Charters Thomas Cheevers Frank Clarke Robert Crawford Richard Coffey Samuel Dornan Patrick Dunwoody Thomas Dynes Alexander Dynes Thomas Hamilton Edgar Eldred Pottinger Gordon Thomas Gribbon Hamilton Archibald J. Rowan Hamilton Victor Hunsdale Hans Jennings Francis Kennedy John Magill Robert, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Seagull. Martin Samuel Massey Patrick McCleery James Moore, Sergeant McConnell Robert McManus John McVeigh Andrew Moore William Monds George Montgomery William Samuel Morrow James Norney Thomas Norris Frank Norris William Philemey Robert Porter James Quinn Alexander Quinn James Rooney Hugh Rooney Patrick Rogan Thomas Sullivan Samuel Walker William Walker Edward 1939 – 1945 John Anderson, Robert Berner, Patrick Doyle, Wm Alexander Dempster James Alexander Fee, John Gilmore, John Eyre Gordon, Francis Hannity Albert S H Jess, Charles Kelly, Thomas Killops, Samuel Morrison, Samuel Morrow William Murphy, George McCormick, David McDowell, Frederick J Perry Harry Rooney, Martin Thompson, Alexander Withers FALKLANDS 1982 James Hughes

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