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Ballaugh Parish War Memorial, Ballaugh Bridge

Period: 1920

NGR Easting: 234771

NGR Northing: 493433

Description: Upper inscription reads: "Lest we forget."
Lower inscription reads: "Thanks be to God who giveth us the victory / In honoured memory of those from / this parish who gave their lives / for their country and in gratitude / to those who fought or in any way / helped in the Great War 1914-1918 / This memorial was erected by the inhabitants of Ballaugh 1920.

Also: " Also In memory of those / who fell or served / in the 1939-1945 war."

Memorial set in a yellow sandstone plinth with a Celtic cros at the top. There are two bronze plaques towards the base.

The memorial was unveiled on 06 April 1921 by Lieutenant Governor Major-General Sir William Fry, K.C.V.O., C.B.

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_BAL_00002


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