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St Peter's Church Rolls of Honour, Onchan

Period: n.d.

NGR Easting: 240054

NGR Northing: 478142

Description: Three separate wooden-framed parchments, first inscription reads as follows: " To the / glory of God / in memory of the men of Onchan / who laid down their lives in the / First World War 1914-1918."

There are two columns totalling 34 names listed in alphabetical order.

Second inscription reads as follows: " To the / glory of God / in memory of the men of Onchan / who laid down their lives in the / Second World War 1939-1945."

There are two columns totalling 37 names listed in alphabetical order.

Third inscription reads as follows: "Grant us peace. / In a world of darkness, give us your light: / In lands of war and prejudice, grant us peace: / In a world of despair, give us hope; / In a world of sadness and tears, show us your joy; / In a world of hatred, show us your love; / In a world of arrogance, give us humility; / In a world of disbelief; give us faith. / An extract from the Millennium Prayer by Anna Compton, / Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness, / National Armed Forces Memorial, Staffordshire."

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: roll of honour

Category: Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials

Site ID number: IOM_NIWM_ONC_00004

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