Cather V.C Memorial

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Reference WMO/265278


Church Street


Northern Ireland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Description: Stone of remembrance
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This memorial stone forms part of the group comprising the main war memorial, a small obelisk to the murdered members of the UDR and this. It commemorates Lt. Geoffrey Cather of the RIF who died on 1st - 2nd July 1916 near Hamel during the first Battle of the Somme whilst bringing back injured men from "no man's land" under heavy German fire.
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Lieutenant Geoffrey Cather, Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1st - 2nd July, 1916. Portadown remembers the service of Geoffrey Shillington Cather and all those from our town who took part in the Great War.

Geoffrey Shillington Cather.

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