Churches are listed in Alphabetical Order according to their District, Town or Village.
Ardtrea Parish Church, County Tyrone.
A handsome soldiers’ memorial tablet has been placed in St. Andrew’s Parish Church, Ardtrea. It is of solid brass on a black marble mount, and is erected near the soldiers’ memorial pipe organ. The Rector dedicated it at morning prayer on July 27th, 1919. The inscription being as follows: –
“To the glory of God, and in recognition of the men from this parish who fought in the Great War, 1914-1918.”
The Names of the Fallen
Thomas Alex M’Reynolds, Private, 16th Royal Warwicks, at Polygon Wood, 9th October, 1917.
Hugh. Currie, Private, 9th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, at the Somme, 8th September, 1916.
Alex M’Ilree, Private, 1st Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, at first Battle of Ypres, May, 1915.
William Brown, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery, at Ypres, 1st July, 1916.
These also Served
William Currie, M.M., Private, 6th Royal Irish Fusiliers
Andrew Leonard, Private, 6th Royal Irish Fusiliers
Thomas Anderson, 6th Royal Irish Fusiliers
Leslie M’llree, Private, 6th Royal Irish Fusiliers
John M’Ilree, Private, 6th Royal Irish Fusiliers
Andrew M’Ilree, 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers
William J. M’Queen, Lance-Corporal, 2nd Royal Irish Regiment.
Joe Anderson, 7th Hussars.
Austin M’Reynolds, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
Samuel Crooks, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
James Leonard, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
Thomas Crawford, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
Samuel M’Ilree, Royal Field Artillery
John Rollins, Royal Horse Artillery
Hiram Irwin, Trooper, North Irish Horse
Trillick Parish Church, County Tyrone.
The war memorial is a clock mounted on the outside of the church tower.
The inscription is; –
TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918.
The Names of the Fallen
Holland, William, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
This clock and tablet were erected by the parishioners.
“Their name liveth for evermore.”
Trillick Parish Church
In Trillick Parish Church, the memorials take the form of a clock and tablets, which, owing to the splendid situation of the church, are visible to all in the village of Trillick. On the centre of the dial of the clock is the word ‘Pax,’ and below the clock is a white marble tablet on which the names of seven young men who died for their King and Country are inscribed. ‘Their name liveth for evermore.’ Colonel Archdale, who read the lessons at the service, unveiled the memorials and delivered a touching address to the congregation. The Venerable Archdeacon MacManaway dedicated the memorials and preaqched from the text- ‘Who teacheth my hands to war and my fingers to fight.’
The impartial Reporter, September 9, 1920.