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Isle of Man Government War Memorial, Government Offices, Douglas

Period: n.d

NGR Easting: 238020

NGR Northing: 475631

Description: Inscription reads as follows: "In Memoriam / Sapper William Herbert Jones / Royal Engineers, / attached 21 West Yorkshire Regiment. / Killed in action near Arras / in France on 27 March 1918. / Aged 22 years. / (Junior Clerk Government Office). / Private Charles Henry Kewley / 1st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. / Killed in action at St Quentin, France, / on 24 September 1918. / Aged 20 years. / (Temporary Clerk, Government Office). / Q.M. Sergt John Wallace / Seaforth Highlanders / died on service 29 June 1919 (Messenger, Government Office). / This tablet was placed here by the members of the staff. / Pro Patria."

3 names listed in alphabetical order, with regiment. Two names also include place of death;
First World War.

Wooden tablet with carved inscription.

The memorial was sponsored by members of the staff from Government Offices. It was previously located in a different department within Government Offices. In 2007 it was moved to the entrance foyer of the main office, during the office refurbishment.

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: plaque

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_DOU_00016


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