St Peter's Church Roll of Honour (WW2) Onchan

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Reference WMO223060

Address:

Church of St Peter

Church Road

Onchan

Douglas

IM3 1BF

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:
  • Paper Paper
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Not recorded by IWM but is by IoM War Memorials Committee. Three separate wooden-framed parchments are displayed alongside each other. The first is this roll of honour, the second is the new WW1 roll honour (No 223052) and the third contains an extract from the Millennium Prayer and is associated with both (see inscriptions section). Both this memorial, the accompanying WW1 Roll of Honour (new version, No 223052, not the old one at the British Legion Hall, 223034), and the Millennium Prayer parchment come under the same Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials reference: IOM_NIWM_ONC_00004
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' To the / glory of God / in memory of the men of Onchan / who laid down their lives in the / Second World War 1939-1945.'

Two columns totalling 37 names listed in alphabetical order. 'Grant us peace. / In a world of darkness, give us your light: / In lands of war and prejudice, grant us peace: / In a world of despair, give us hope; / In a world of sadness and tears, show us your joy; / In a world of hatred, show us your love; / In a world of arrogance, give us humility; / In a world of disbelief; give us faith. / An extract from the Millennium Prayer by Anna Compton, / Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness, / National Armed Forces Memorial, Staffordshire.'

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