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Arbory Parish Commemorative Plaque, St Columba's Church, Arbory

Period: 1922-10-20

NGR Easting: 220364

NGR Northing: 468852

Description: Inscription reads as follows: "To the glory of God / and / in honoured memory of the men / of this parish, who laid down / their lives in the Great War 1914-1918. / Greater love hath no man than this, / that a man lay down his life for his friends."

16 names listed;
First World War.

Also: "In honoured memory of the men of this Parish / who gave their lives in the world war 1939-1945.
Grant us so steadfast a faith, / so high a courage, so great a love / that we may not fail."

8 names listed;
Second World War.

White marble plaque.

The memorial was unveiled on 20 October 1922 by the Lieutenant Governor. The memorial was dedicated by the Lord Bishop. The Second World War commemorative tablets on the memorial were unveiled on Sunday 16 November 1947.

The tablet was the work of Mr Charles Cubbon of Hope Street, Castletown.

Information provided by the Isle of Man Government Preservation of War Memorials Committee.

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Site & Monument Type: plaque

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_ARB_00001


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