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County Longford Great War Memorial

1914 - 1918

 
 
County Longford Great War Memorial NE Face image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
1. County Longford Great War Memorial NE Face
Inscription.
[Northeast Face]

To Perpetuate the Memory
of the 284 Gallant Soldiers
of the County Longford
who fell in the Great World War.

This Cross was erected by
the generous subscriptions of
their sorrowing relatives,
comrades and sympathisers.

R. I. P.

[Handwritten note hanging below reads:]

In memory of the 325 Longford men and women
who died in World Wars One and Two
and other conflicts
R. I. P.

[Southwest face]

Those loving Heroes
good and kind
Beloved by those
they left behind
Forget them; no we never will
While life shall last
we,ll love them still.

[Southhwest face]

Death is swallowed
up in Victory

[Northwest face]

Greater love than this
no man hath. That a man
lay down his life
for his friends.

 
Erected by Relatives, Comrades and Sympathisers.
 
Location. 53° 43.55′ N, 7° 47.94′ W. Marker is in Longford, Leinster, in County Longford. Marker is at the intersection of Ballymahon Street (National Road 63) and New Street, on the left when traveling north on Ballymahon Street
County Longford Great War Memorial NE Face image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
2. County Longford Great War Memorial NE Face
. Click for map. Memorial is on Market Square.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. fáilte go Kenagh (approx. 11.5 kilometers away); fáilte go Lanesborough (approx. 13.9 kilometers away); Lanesborough / Béal Átha Liag History 500 - 1900 AD (approx. 14 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Remembering Longford's WWI Heroes. (Submitted on February 10, 2010.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesLandmarksMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II
 
County Longford Great War Memorial NE Face image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
3. County Longford Great War Memorial NE Face
Handwritten Note
County Longford Great War Memorial SW Face image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
4. County Longford Great War Memorial SW Face
County Longford Great War Memorial SE Face image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
5. County Longford Great War Memorial SE Face
County Longford Great War Memorial NW Face image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
6. County Longford Great War Memorial NW Face
County Longford Great War Memorial image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
7. County Longford Great War Memorial
Looking northeast.
 
 
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