The County Tyrone War Memorial, Omagh, County Tyrone.
The County Tyrone War Memorial is at the junction of Bridge Street and Drumragh Avenue in Omagh town centre. It is in remembrance of the 2,000 men from County Tyrone who paid the supreme sacrifice. The monument takes the form of a massive obelisk of hammered granite with dressed angles standing on a base reached by three steps. On the base of the obelisk cut in limestone is the following;-
To Our Glorious Dead. 1914 1918. Their Name Liveth for Evermore.
Over this inscription is a bronze panel representing an angel hovering over two dying soldiers.
This design of the bronze plaque is the work of Miss Rosamond Praeger, H.R.H.A., of Holy wood, Co. Down.
The ceremony of unveiling and dedication was performed by His Grace the Governor of Northern Ireland, the Duke of Abercorn using the words;-
To the glory of God and in proud memory of those of Tyrone who gave their lives for their King and Country in the Great War. I herewith unveil and dedicate this memorial. Their names liveth for evermore.