Douglas Head Centenary Poppy

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Reference WMO/280929

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Douglas Head

Douglas

IM1 5BF

Isle of Man

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Park
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A giant red poppy set into the sloping lawn at Douglas Head, with dedication plaque and bench
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They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old:/ Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn./ At the going down of the sun and in the morning, / We will remember them/ This poppy was unveiled on 5th November 2018 by His Worship the Mayor, Mr Councillor J Laughlin JP,/ to mark the Centenary of the end of hostilities in the Great War in November 2018, and is dedicated/ to the memory of all those who fell, particularly those of Douglas./ It was installed by Douglas Borough Council with support from the Manx Lottery Trust. (Lists of Councillors involved in the project follow)

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