To mark the Centenary of the 1917 Battles in which the 36th (Ulster) Division took part, Killyman & District Cultural Group are offering a commemorative Jewel, the purpose of which is twofold:
1. It marks the significant Battle of of Passchendaele, the next largest loss of life for the 36th (Ulster Division) since the Somme in 1916 and, the other battles of 1917 in which the Division fought with distinction.
2. Proceeds from sales will go to help place a permanent Memorial to the 36th (Ulster) Division at the National Memorial Arboretuem at Alrewas, near Lichfield, Staffordshire (England), alongside some 300 other memorials including local interest memorials to RUC, B Specials, Ulster Defence Regiment, PSNI and the Ulster Ash Grove.
With many of our relatives associated with the Great War we feel that this project should have had a wider input from Ulster folk and we have taken a step forward to help complete the funds required for the Monument project which is being organised by 36th (Ulster) Division Memorial, Corby Branch, England. (Memorial is due to be unveiled in October 2017)
The Passchendaele Jewel will cost £20 delivered.
All proceeds towards a Memorial at the NMA to remember the 36th (Ulster) Division.
Available to purchase online here
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