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H Block Hunger Strike Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
1. H Block Hunger Strike Memorial
Inscription.

IRA. Vol. Bobby Sands,
Born 9th March 1954
Died 5th May 1981
Age: 27 (66 Days).

IRA. Vol. Francis Hughes,
Born 28th Feb 1956
Died 12th May 1981
Age: 25 (59 Days)

INLA. Vol. Patsy O'Hara,
Born 11th July 1957
Died 21st May 1981
Age: 23 (61 Days)

IRA. Vol. Raymond McCreesh,
Born 25th Feb 1957
Died 21st May 1981
Age: 24 (61 Days)

IRA. Vol. Joe McDonnell,
Born 14th Step 1951
Died 8th July 1981
Age: 30 [sic - 29] (61 Days)

Let Our Revenge Be The
Laughter Of Our Children


IRA. Vol. Martin Hurson,
Born 13th Sept 1956
Died 13th July 1981
Age: 24 (46 Days)

INLA. Vol. Kevin Lynch,
Born 25th May 1956
Died 1st Aug 1981
Age: 25 (71 Days)

IRA. Vol. Kieran Doherty
Born 16th Oct 1955
Died 2nd Aug 1981
Age: 25 (73 Days)

IRA. Vol. Thomas McElwee
Born 10th Nov 1957
Died 8th Aug 1981
Age: 23 (62 Days)

INLA. Vol. Michael Devine
Born 26th May 1954
Died 20th Aug 1981
Age: 27 (60 Days)

I'll Wear No Convicts Uniform,
Nor Meekly Serve My Time
.

 
Location. 54° 59.774′ N, 7° 19.583′ W. Marker
H Block Hunger Strike Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. H Block Hunger Strike Memorial Detail
is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry. Marker is at the intersection of Rossville Street (B527/B507) and Fahan Street (B507), on the right when traveling south on Rossville Street (B527/B507). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 9DX, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. IRA Volunteers Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Motorman (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peace Process (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Sunday (within shouting distance of this marker); Free Derry Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bloody Sunday (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernadette (within shouting distance of this marker); SeŠn Keenan / ” CianŠin (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Republican hunger strikes in the Maze prison 1980-1981 (BBC). (Submitted on January 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 1981 Long Kesh Prison Hunger Strike. (Submitted on January 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Inside the political maze of the H-Block hunger strike (Irish Examiner 2011). (Submitted on January 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsDisastersPatriots & PatriotismPolitics
 
H Block Hunger Strike Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
3. H Block Hunger Strike Memorial Honored Dead
H Block Hunger Strike Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
4. H Block Hunger Strike Memorial Honored Dead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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