J2664 : UDR Memorial, Lisburn

near to Lambeg and Lios na Gcearrbhach, Ireland

UDR Memorial, Lisburn
UDR Memorial, Lisburn
This sculpture, created by John Sherlock and depicting a UDR solider and a Greenfinch operating a VCP stands outside Lisburn's Irish Linen Hall, It is dedicated to the 50,000 former members of the Ulster Defence Regiment. It was unveiled in June 2011. During the Troubles, 260 serving and former members were killed and over 400 were wounded - many of them off-duty and at their homes or workplaces.
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Like most things in Northern Ireland, the erection of the statue was not free from controversy.
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2012
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 October, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 12 October, 2012
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People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 267 642 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.6531N 6:2.5987W
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Irish: geotagged! J 267 642
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