Memorial to the Ancient Order of Forresters, Royal British Legion Hall, Onchan


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Reference WMO223033

Address:

Royal British Legion Hall

Avondale Road

jct Main Road

Onchan

Douglas

Isle of Man

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: An oak wood roll of honour comprising six sections. Below a central section with a commemorative inscription are four sections inscribed with names and, at the base of these, is a sixth section with a further quotation. The memorial was originally surmounted with two crossed spears of African style: these are no longer attached. (C IWM) Roll of honour on oak wooden plaque, originally with two Burma spears displayed at the top of the structure. Following refurbishment of the Onchan Royal British Legion Hall, spears put into the care of Manx National Heritage. The plaque was displayed in Onchan RBL club until its closure in 2006. Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials: IOM_NIWM_ONC_00006
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'To commemorate the loyalty, courage and self -sacrifice of the Brother of / the Court Star of Mona No. 907 of the Ancient Order of Forresters / who served their King and Country during the Great War 1914---1918.' There are 4 panels containing 103 names listed alphabetically, followed by the inscription: 'to be linked to great traditions is to be pledged / to great undertakings.'

Four panels containing 103 names listed alphabetically.

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