Unveiling of Somme Memorial Benches

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Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council purchase special benches to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council agreed to purchase specially-crafted benches to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.  These benches are placed at 15 Council maintained war memorials and cenotaphs across the borough, having been unveiled by Council representatives on July 1st.

 

Additional paving stones to honour two Victoria Cross recipients-William Frederick McFadzean and Geoffrey Shillington Cather were also unveiled in Lurgan and Portadow.