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Jurby Parish War Memorial

Period: 1921-06-02

NGR Easting: 234976

NGR Northing: 498492

Description: Inscription reads as follows: "To the glory of God / and in affectionate memory of / the men of this parish who fell / in the Great War 1914-1918
They sacrificed their lives, and were victorious / by the cross of our salvation. We are united."

4 names listed;
First World War.

"Also / in memory of / Percy Moughtin / who fell in the Second / Great War 1939-1945."

1 name listed;
Second World War.

Marble cross.

The memorial was unveiled on 02 June 1921 by the Lieutenant Governor Sir William Fry, accompanied by Lady Fry and Mr Leigh Goldie-Taubman. The dedication was performed by the Venerable Archdeacon. The Rev. J. A. Cooil, chaplain of St. Jude's, read the lesson, and the concluding prayers were read by Rural Dean the Rev. J. H. Cain. After a moment's pause, the Archdeacon pronounced the benediction.

The contractor was Mr Edward Christian, monumental mason, of Ramsey.

Information provided by the Isle of Man Government Preservation of War Memorials Committee.
Image courtesy of Chris Blyth, Isle of Man Photographic Society.

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Site & Monument Type: cross

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_JUR_00001


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