NX0054 : Portpatrick War Memorial

taken 3 years ago, near to Portpatrick, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Portpatrick War Memorial
Portpatrick War Memorial
The Portpatrick war memorial stands at the road junction near the entrance to the village. It is in the form of a Celtic-style wheel cross on a tapering plinth with a three stepped base. There is a wreath in the centre of the cross head and Celtic tracery on the cross arms.

The inscription reads:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOUR OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
(NAMES)
"DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI"

A lower panel contains the dates 1939 1945 followed by the list of names (see NX0054 : Portpatrick War Memorial, Dedication and List of Names)
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NX0054, 312 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 004 548 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.8922N 5:6.5837W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 004 548
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Memorial  Monument  The Great War  World War I  First World War  World War II  Second World War  War Memorial  Cross  Celtic Cross  Poppy Wreaths 

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