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The Cenotaph

Monument commemorating those who served in the First World War (1914-18) and who made the supreme sacrifice estimated at around 3,500 from both city and county of Cork
artist unknown
1925

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Description

Limestone obelisk with a relief of a Munster Fusiliers soldier in full military uniform, head down, gun at rest.

Inscription(s)

LEST WE FORGET

erected
by public subscription
under the auspices of
the cork independent
ex-servicemens club,
in memory of their comrades
who fell in the great war
fighting for the freedom
of small nations

1914 - 1918

"Greater Deed Hath No Man Done

"They Shall Grow Not Old,
As We That Are Left Grow Old.
Age Shall Not Weary Them,
Nor The Years Condemn.
At The Going Down Of The Sun,
And In The Morning
We Will Remember Them."

1939 - 1945

"When you go home,
Tell them of us and say
For your tomorrow we gave our today

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°53'45" - W 8°28'25")

Item Code: ie143; Photograph: 15 June 2014
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