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German Parish War Memorial, Main Road, St John's

Period: 2010-11-11

NGR Easting: 227866

NGR Northing: 481817

Description: 106 names listed alphabetically, by district;
First World War and Second World War.

The memorial consists of a marble plaque on a stone plinth.

It was unveiled on 11 November 2010 by Miss Dhoona Leece and dedicated by Canon Malcolm Convery. The memorial was sponsored by the Parish Board and cost £1,000.

It was sculpted by Dennis Quaye, stonemason.

It was decided to erect a central memorial in St John's village as it was felt that the men from German parish were not who fell in both wars were not recorded elsewhere in the area. It is placed beside a busy road and footpath so that it can be easily observed by persons passing by.

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_GER_00002

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