Lonan and Laxey WW2 Tablet


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Reference WMO222952

Address:

All Saints Church

Church Road

Lonan Parish

Laxey

Isle of Man

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: WALL-MOUNTED STONE TABLET. INCISED LETTERING. NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS (c IWM) The unveiling ceremony took place on 09 January 1921 at All Saint's Church, Lonan. The memorial was unveiled by Mr L. Goldie-Taubman and a recital was provided on a Victor Victrola gramophone by Mr Robert Wood, who was on a visit to Lonan from the U.S.A. Mrs Quine (Vicarage) placed a laurel wreath on the central orbit of the tablet. Designed by Mr A. Knox, marble-mason work carried out by Mr R.W Creer of Harris Terrace, Douglas. Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials: IOM_NIWM_LON_00003 (The WW1 tablet at the same location [222951] also falls under this reference)
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inscription above and below emblem of the Sword of Man reads as follows: 'To / the greater glory of God / and in memory of the / men of Lonan and Laxey / who fell in the Second World War / AD 1939-1945.' To the right is inscribed an alphabetical list of 18 names.

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