Brookeborough Boer War Memorial

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Reference WMO/189289

Address:

Main Street

Brookeborough

Fermangh

BT94 4EZ

Northern Ireland

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In 2017, WMT gave a grant towards this war memorial. As it has been a number of years since the grant was given, we would like an up-to-date condition survey and photographs to be added to this war memorial record. Can you help?

Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: A small memorial situated at the top of the village, was opened in 1905 by the Duke of Abercorn at the same time as a memorial village hall called the Lady Brookeborough Memorial Hal. The memorial has a lion on the top fronted by the coat of arms of the Inniskillings Fusiliers, with the coat of arms of the Brookeborough family on three sides of the memorial. On the 6th November 2017, the restored war memorial was unveiled by Lord Brookborough and includes an additional 59 names form the two world wars.
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This monument has been erected by Public subscription in memory of soldiers from Brookeborough and the vicinity who lost their lives in the South African War 1899-1902

Sgt William Browne RIF, Sgt William Palmer Prince Alfred Volunteer Guard, Robert Noble RAMC Additional names added in 2017 WW1 Pte John Arthur, LCPL John Thomas Bogue, Lt George Brooke, Capt Henry Brian Brooke, Maj George Cecil Brooke, Maj Henry Hutchings Brooke, Capt James Brooke VC, Sub Lt Patrick Henry Brooke, Lt Col Victor Brooke VC, Maj George Cecil Brooke, Maj Henry Hutchings Brooke, Capt James Brooke, Sub Lt Patrick Henry Brooke, Lt Col Victor Brooke DSO, Pte James William Brown, Sgt Robert Bryans, Pte William Bryans, Pte James Carlin, Pte Hugh Caulfield, Pte John Connolly, Pte William Connor, Gnr Edward Coulter, Pte James Crokern, Pte Joseph Henry Dennis, Pte Samuel Robert Devine, Cpl Joseph Duncan, David Andrew Dunn, Pte Patrick Durnian, Pte John Fegan, LCPL William James Fleming, Pte John Heaney, Pte John James Howell, Pte Edward Hughes, Pte Matthew Kenny, Pte Samuel Laird, Pte Michael Maguire, Pte Henry Attridge McConnell, Capt William Gardiner McConnell, Pte Bernard McCusker, Pte Samuel McMullen, Cpl William McSorley, Pte Francis James Morrison, LCPL John William Morrison, Pte Francis Joseph Murphy, Pte Henry Orr, Sgt George Reid, Pte James Simpson, Pte Robert Simpson, Pte Joseph Simpson, Pte Robert Symington, Lt Col Richard Annesley West VC, WW2 Fus William John Adams, Lt Basil Julian David Brooke, Lt Henry Alan Brooke MC, Fus Cecil Howard Butler, Gnr Hugh Joseph Curran, Capt James Douglas, Cpl Thomas Alexander Lynn, Apprentice John Gardner MacMannaway, CSM Robert Malone, Pte Joseph Henry McCusker, Pte Terrence Moane, P/O Cecil Robert Montgomery

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