J2664 : Ulster Defence Regiment Memorial, Lisburn

taken 6 years ago, near to Lambeg and Lios na Gcearrbhach, Northern Ireland

Ulster Defence Regiment Memorial, Lisburn
Ulster Defence Regiment Memorial, Lisburn
This sculpture, created by John Sherlock and depicting a UDR soldier 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 erecting of the statue was not free from controversy.
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 12 October, 2012
Geographical Context
People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 267 642 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.6584N 6:2.5985W
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Irish: geotagged! J 267 642
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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