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Douglas Borough Cemetery War Memorial

Period: n.d

NGR Easting: 238188

NGR Northing: 477536

Description: Inscription reads as follows: "To the honoured memory / of those members of His Majesty's Forces / who gave their lives for their country / in the Great War 1914 - 1918 / and who lie buried in the Isle of Man / in the following cemeteries and churchyards / Douglas Cemetery Foxdale (St. Paul) Churchyard / Kirk Braddan (St. Brendan) Churchyard Kirk Patrick (St. Patrick) Churchyard / Kirk Malew (St. Malew) Churchyard Kirk Maughold (St. Machat) Churchyard / Kirk Marown (St. Marown) Churchyard Kirk German New Cemetery / Ballaugh (St. Mary) Churchyard Kirk Bride (St. Bridget) Churchyard / Kirk Conchan (St. Peter) Churchyard Kirk Lonan (St. Lonan) Churchyard / St. Mark's Kirk Malew (St Mark) Churchyard / Kirk Christ Lezayre (Holy Trinity) Churchyard / Kirk Christ Rushen (Holy Trinity) Churchyard."

Set into 5 consecutive sides of an 8 sided polygon is the following inscription:
"This cross of / sacrifice is / one in design / and intention / with those / which have / been set up in / France and / Belgium and / other places / throughout / the world / where / our dead of / the / Great War / are laid / to rest / Their / name / liveth / for / evermore."

No names listed;
First World War.

2 sandstone plaques set into and next to each other within a walled semi-circle behind a sandstone 3 tiered column. Sandstone cross in centre. Bronze sword on front face of cross.

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_DOU_00020


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