Belfast Willowfield War Memorial

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Reference WMO244785

Address:

Cherryville Street

BELFAST

BT6 8BJ

Northern Ireland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A small concrete garden with three memorials dedicated to WW1, WW2 and Present troubles
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THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918 IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE. THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOR EVERMORE On the WW1 memorials is the following `Lest We Forget` `This memorial is dedicated to the men of the Willowfield Battalion of the East Belfast Regiment Ulster Volunteer Force, who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914-19018. It stands on the site of the Willowfield Unionist Hall opened by Sir Edward Carson on May 16th 1913 as a drill hall and rifle range for the Willowfield UVF. It was from this hall, volunteers marched to Balmoral from there to Green fields of France, some never to retrun

Joe Long, Robert Seymour, Charlie Logan, Trevor King, Billy Millar, Tommy McDowell, Joe Shaw, Colin Caldwell, Harris Boyle, Wesley Somerville, Geoffrey Freeman, David Swanson, Sinclair Johnston, Robin Jackson

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