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Bushmills in Causeway Coast and Glens, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom — Northwestern Europe (the British Isles)
 

Sgt. Robert Quigg

 
 
Sgt. Robert Quigg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2012
1. Sgt. Robert Quigg Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of
Sgt. Robert Quigg, 12th Battalion R.I.R.
who won the V.C. at
the Battle of the Somme
on the 1st July 1916
Died 14th May 1955

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Victoria Cross and George Cross Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1955.
 
Location. 55° 12.363′ N, 6° 31.415′ W. Marker is in Bushmills, Northern Ireland, in Causeway Coast and Glens. Memorial is at the intersection of A2 and Main Street, in the median on A2. Memorial is on the town square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Main Street, Bushmills, Northern Ireland BT57 8QA, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World Wars Memorial (here, next to this marker); Giant’s Causeway and Bushmills Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Alphabet Angel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bushmills History & Heritage (about 120 meters
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away); Hamill Terrace (approx. half a kilometer away); Dunluce Castle (approx. 3.5 kilometers away); Dunseverick Castle (approx. 5.9 kilometers away); Carrick-a-Rede (approx. 12.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bushmills.
 
Also see . . .
1. Robert Quigg. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 4, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Somme hero: Robert Quigg VC 1885 - 1955. BBC Your Place and Mine archive page (Submitted on December 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Victoria Cross Trust. Trust website homepage (Submitted on December 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Sgt. Robert Quigg VC image. Click for full size.
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2. Sgt. Robert Quigg VC
Sgt. Robert Quigg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2012
3. Sgt. Robert Quigg Marker
Marker at base of World Wars Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2024. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on January 4, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on December 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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