Portstewart

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Reference WMO158773

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The Promenade

Portstewart

Coleraine

BT55 7AD

Northern Ireland

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Status: Unknown
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Granite
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Portstewart War Memorial is situated on the Promenade.The money was raised by public subscription, in honour of thirty men of the town who lost their lives in the Great War. It cost almost £800, and occupies a central position on the promenade. It consists of a life-size figure in bronze of a soldier in full war kit “on guard.” Standing on an Artistic limestone pedestal and platform of three steps, the whole being eighteen feet high. There are three polished granite panels, on the pedestal, the front one or which bears the inscription, while on the others the names of the fallen are inscribed.
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“TO THE GLORY TO GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF PORTSTEWART WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918.” “THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.” THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945

Robert Bacon, James Boyd, James Brennan, Robert J Burke, John J Charles, Joseph Doherty, James Dumaresq, Thomas J Finlay, James H Gatchehll, John Gray, James Hayes, Thomas Hayes, James Kane, William J Kilpatrick, Thomas Kyle, John V Leyden, Leslie E Mann, Edward Martin, Daniel M Millar, William Millar, Alexander C Montagu, Rev.Walter P Montagu S.J, Archibald McAuley, David McCandless, James McCurdy, Manus McFadden, John McFall, Henry McGowan, William J McGugan, Thomas McLaughlin, William McMichael, Henry D O`Hara, William J Reid, Thomas O Shields, Samuel Sinclair, Samuel Smyth, William J Spence, John Taylor, John H Upson, Alexander Williamson WW2 Dallas Boyce, William Stavely Brown, H.C. Caldwell M.N. Darling, William Herbert Farley, Michael Joseph Kelleher J.S. Kennedy, William McIntyre, J.H. Nelson, T.A. Nesbitt J. Tannahill, William Wilson, Alexander Wilton Iraq Darren Flowers

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