Kilkeel, County Down
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Kilkeel, County Down.
This memorial is located in the grounds of front of Mourne Presbyterian Church, Greencastle Street, Kilkeel.
It was executed by Messrs. Purdy and Millard, Belfast, and takes the form of a solid granite pedestal surmounted by the figure of a soldier, in full fighting kit, sculptured in white marble.
Upon the front and sides of the base are inscribed the names on the congregational roll of honour, and below appears the text:-


“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” (St. John xv., 13):

Annett John, Private New Zealand Force

Ballance Thomas, 13thBatt. Private Royal Irish Rifles

Cousins Albert, Private Royal Irish Rifles

Cousins John, A.B., Royal Navy

Ferguson James A., 8th Batt Private Royal Irish Fusiliers

Hunter William, Private Royal Irish Rifles

Keys Samuel, 2nd Pioneer Canadian Force

McKnight Robert, 11th batt. Private Royal Irish Rifles

McKnight William Thomas, 18th Batt Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles

Newell Sandy, D.C.M., American Army

Quinn Edward, A Battery Canadian Horse Artillery

Scott Samuel, Dispatch Rider

1939 - 1945

Donaldson Alexander

Green Robert

McKee John A.

Mahier William ?????

Moore Alfred

Orr Cyril A.

Served 1914 - 1918

Annett Charles, Private 16th R.I.R.

Annett James, Private

Annett John, Despatch Rider S. African Force

Annett John, A.B. Canadian Navy

Annett Washington, Gunner R.N.

Balance George, Sergeant Canadians

Baird James, Private Manchester Regiment

Beck David, Private 12th R.F.A.

Beck Gilbert, Corporal 98th Brigade H.G.

Bingham William, Private 8th R.I.R.

Boyd John, Private 14th R.I.R.

Campbell William, Private 36th Div. R.E.

Cousins Robert, Private A.S.C. M.T.

Cowser Harry, Cadet R.A.F. 

Chestnut Robert J. Private American Army

Cousins Robert, Private American Army

Crutchley Leonard, Private New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Crutchley Robert, Private New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Crutchley Thomas H. Private New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Davidson Thomas, Private

Ferguson Robert, Corporal 23rd Ammunition Sub. Park

Ferguson Willie, Stoker R.N.

Fisher Rev. James, Captain Intelligence Office

Ferguson Willie, Private American Army 

Galbraith John, Private American Army

Galbraith Robert, Private American Army

Gordon Richard, Major S. African Force

Galbraith William, Sergeant 13th R.I.R. Croix de Guerre

Girvin Hugh, Private 3rd R.I.R.

Gordon Samuel Laird, Private

Graham Willie, Private 2nd In. Fus.

Hanna Harry, Sergeant 8th R.I.R.

Hanna James, A.B. R.N.

Hanna John, Corporal Canadian F.A.

Hanna Max, Private Canadian E.T.D.

Hanna Robert, Private New Zealand R.B.

Hanna William James, Lieutenant 10th R.I.R.

Hanna William James, Drill Instructor R.N.

Harper George, Private 8th R.I. Fus.

Haugh George, Sergeant 19th R.I.R.

Heron Sydney, Private 8th R.I.R.

Linton John, Lieutenant Indian Army

McAver Robert J., Sergeant 49th M.G.C.

McBride Harry, Private R.E.

McBride John, Private Canadian R. Troops

McCutcheon W. J., Corporal Canadian Expeditionary Force

McKee Willie, Private Canadian Expeditionary Force

McMullen Robert, Private New Zealand

Matier Hugh, Sergt.-Major Canadian Fus.

Matier Robert St. Ruans Lieutenant Canadians 

McBride Willie, Private 13th R.I.R.

McKee James, North Irish Horse.

McKnight James, R.N.

McKnight John, Lance-Corporal 13th R.I.R.

Newell Charlie, Private 12th R.I.R.

Newell Robert, Private American Army

Nicholson Richard, Private Sig. Corps

Nicholson Robert, Captain U.S. Expeditionary Force

Patterson Arthur, Private New Zealand Force

Perry Samuel, R.N.

Quinn Willie, Private 11th R.I.R. 

Quinn Bob, Private U.S.A.

Quinn Samuel, Private U.S.A.

Quinn Thomas, Private Australian Expeditionary Force

Rooney John, Private

Scott Thomas, Cadet Royal Air Force

Shannon Wm. John, Lieut.-Colonel 16th Lancers D.S.O. with Bar.

Skillen James, Lieut.-Colonel

Sloan George, Private

Sloan Gerald, Private North Irish Horse

Spiers Thomas, Private Royal Engineers.

Stevenson George, Private 6th Leinster Regiment

Stevenson Ira, Private

Stevenson Tom, Private

Wilson S. England, Private

Wilson W. Henry, Private

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