Railway Memorials

Three Railway Memorials are listed below.

County Down Railway Company located behind the Ticket Barrier in Central Station, Belfast.

Great Northern Railway, also located behind the Ticket Barrier in Central Station, Belfast.

The Midlands Railway Company (Northern Counties Committee).
This memorial was formally located in York Road Railway Station, the Belfast terminus of the system. Now located on private property belonging to Translink off York Road, Belfast

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In honour of the members of the staff who volunteered and served in His Majesty’s forces during the Great War
1914 - 1919.
These paid the supreme sacrifice.

Edgar Austin

Black William

Brown John

Eiken Robert

Fulton John M.

Gallagher Robert

Gilmore James

Gregg David

Houston Robert

Hynes Michael

Johns John

Keatings John

McKibbin Frederick

McLean John B.

Malcolm William

Potter William J.

Stewart Robert

Stitt John

Names of those who served are available.

 

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Great Northern Railway Memorial, Central Station, Belfast

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This memorial was originally in the G.N.R. station Great Victoria Street, Belfast. It is now in Central Station,  Belfast, beside the County Down Railway Memorial, part of which can be seen on the left of the photograph.


IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY (IRELAND), WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919. 

Adams Charles, Private

Anderson William, Lance-Corporal

Ashfield Joseph, Private

Bell Alexander John, Private

Bell Thomas John, Private

Bond Walter Stewart, Lance-Corporal

Brown John, Private

Brown William, Private

Brown William J., Company Sergeant Major

Carroll James, Lance-Corporal

Caswell William, Sergeant

Chapman William, Private

Clarke Henry, Lance-Corporal

Clarke Walter Donald, Private

Course Philip, Private

Cox James, Private

Craig Samuel, Company Sergeant Major

Cummins John Joseph, Private

Darcy Francis, Corporal

Devine William, Private

Donaldson Frederick, Rifleman

Finlay John, Corporal

Finney John, M.C., Lieutenant

Fox John, Private

Franklin John, Private

Geddis George, Private

Gosson James, Private

Graham John, Sergeant

Gray Robert, Rifleman

Hall James, Private

Harper Herbert, Gunner

Harvey John, Private

Hayes William, Private

Hewitt James, Private

Holmes William John, Lance-Corporal

Johnston David, Sergeant

Johnston David, Lance-Corporal

Johnston Henry, Private

Johnston William, Private

Kane Lawrence, Private

Kenny Edward William, Private

Larrisey Andrew, Private

Lunn William, Private

Magee James, Private

Mason William, Private

Megarry Robert, Warrant Officer

Mitchell Stewart, Lance-Corporal

McBrien James, Private

McDonald Alexander, Private

McDowell William J., Private

McEvoy Thomas, Private

McGill James, Corporal

McKee Edward, Sergeant

McKnight Samuel John, Private

McPoland Michael, Sergeant

Naughor James, Private

Neacy Thomas, Private

Neill Henry C. M., Private

O’Toole Christopher, Corporal

Potterton William H., Lieutenant

Reid Alexander, Private

Rice James A., D.C.M., Second-Lieutenant

Ruddell George, Private

Russell John, Private

Savage Francis, Private

Scott Walter A., Second-Lieutenant

Scully William, Private

Shanks Moses, Private

Sheridan James, Private

Sholdis Thomas, Private

Smith John, Private

Stephenson John, Private

Stewart Thomas, Private

Stokes Henry L., Lieutenant

Swann James A., Sergeant

Taaffe Patrick, Private

Tallerton George, Private

Thornton William, Lance-Corporal

Turkington William J., Private

Vaughan Edwin Henry, Private

Vesey Patrick, Private

Watson George, Private

Wauchope George, Second-Lieutenant Royal Navy

Weir Patrick, Sergeant

Wilson David G., Sergeant

Woods Robert, Private

ALSO THE FOLLOWING WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 ~1945.

Black Robert, Sergeant

Gough Charles A., Sergeant Wireless/Operator, Gunner

Humphries Norman A/C. 1

Mills Owen, Private

McGale James, Fusilier

Skeat John A. E. Sgt. A/G.

Wilson William J. Sgt. W/Op.

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Midland Railway Company (Northern Counties).

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Sincere thanks to C. & C. for photograph.

THE MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY (Northern Counties Committee), WAR MEMORIAL
The memorials was formally located in York Road Railway Station, the Belfast terminus of the system.

It is now located inside the Translink Railway Workshops, York Road, Belfast. Not open to the public.
Upon the obelisk there are four bronze tablets, one on each of the sides. The tablet on the south side bears the following inscription: -
 
‘In remembrance of those who laid down their lives.’

On the three other tablets are inscribed the names of those who served and returned.

Anderson Benjamin

Anderson William

Bailey Thomas

Barr John

Beggins J. J.

Blakeley Robert

Bond William J.

Brady Richard

Brangan John

Brown Thomas

Campbell William J.

Carey John

Collins James

Culbertson John

Curran George

Donnelly John

Dooey Henry

Fullerton Henry

Graham Martin

Green Robert

Hamilton Herbert

Hanna William G.

Henry Daniel

Higgins William J.

Hill John

Hopkins William

Jeffery Thomas P.

Kearney R. J.

Kidd Francis

Lee William

McAdorey Joseph

McConnell Daniel W.

McDowell John

McDowell Matthew

McGuigan James

McGuigan William J.

McIlwaine Thomas

McLaughlin Alexander

McNeice William J.

McVeigh Patrick

Magill James

Mawhinney Samuel

Montgomery Frederick A.

Orr David

Perry William

Reid James

The names of those who served are available.

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1939 – 1945
 


Bell, Robert
Butler, Anthony D.C.
Dick, Thomas
Herron, Samuel
Kane, Robert
Logue, Joseph
Nicholl, Joseph
Pryde, James H. M.
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