Ardkeen Church of Ireland Church (Christ Church)

Ardkeen Parish Church 1

CHRIST CHURCH – ARDKEEN PARISH

THANKS BE TO GOD WHO GIVETH US THE VICTORY

(1 Corinthians 15:57)

THOSE WHO SERVED

Stoker William J Polley Royal Navy 1914 – 1918
Private William Bailie Royal Engineers 1914 – 1918
Private Samuel A Martin 36th Ulster Division 1914 – 1918
Able Seaman Thomas Love Royal Navy 1925 – 1950
Sergeant James A Martin Royal Artillery 1935 – 1967
Bos’n William Thompson Merchant Navy 1939 – 1945
Able Seaman Thomas Adair Royal Navy 1939 – 1945
Able Seaman David Young Merchant Navy 1939 – 1945
Coxwain George M Young Merchant Navy 1939 – 1945
Chief Petty Officer Harold N Walters Royal Navy 1939 – 1945
Flight Lieutenant James Agnew Royal Air Force 1939 – 1945
Sergeant Fernlea A Jefford Royal Air Force 1939 – 1946
Corporal Annie Martin Army Territorial Service 1939 – 1947
Gunner Samuel Pyper Royal New Zealand Artillery 1940 – 1945
Private Thomas Pyper Royal New Zealand Rifles 1940 – 1945
Corporal Alex Maginnis Royal Air Force Regiment 1941 – 1945
Flight Lieutenant Anthony F Croley Royal Air Force 1941 – 1946
Wing Commander Joe Maclean MBE Royal Air Force 1943 – 1976
Chief Petty Officer Kelvin W Tanton Royal Navy 1946 – 1959
Corporal Robert Palmer Royal Air Force 1951 – 1956
Sergeant William H H Meharg Irish Guards – UDR 1958 – 1993

THIS MEMORIAL TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE SELECT VESTRY AND MEMBERS OF THE PARISH IN DEEPEST APPRECIATION TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN THE ABOVE CONFLICTS

NOVEMBER 1998

Ardkeen Parish Church 2

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF

Edmund John Armstrong, died 12-10-1870, buried Old Cemetery, Monkstown, Co Dublin

His wife Jane, daughter of Rev Henry Savage of Glastry, died 3-1-1880, buried Monkstown

Their sons:

Henry Savage, died an infant 31-7-1840, buried Mount Jerome

Edmund John, died 24-2-1865, buried Monkstown

Their daughter Ann Eliza, married Capt W T Croft 65th Regt., died 29-1-1930

Buried Tonbridge

Their son George Francis Savage-Armstrong (The Poet) died 24-7-1906

Buried St Mary’s Ardkeen

His wife Marie Elizabeth, died 29-8-1939, buried St Mary’s Ardkeen

Their sons:

Francis Savage Nesbitt Savage-Armstrong

1st South Staffordshire Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel, DSO

South Africa 1901 – 1902

1st Ypres 1914

Neuve Chapelle 1915

Wounded Festubert 16 May 1915

Killed Arras 23 April 1917

John Raymond Savage-Armstrong

Captain, Leinster Regiment

Wounded Hill 60 near Ypres 21 April 1915

Their daughter Arabella Guendolen, V.A.D. 1914-1918 War, died 20-8-1952

Buried St Mary’s Ardkeen

PORT AFTER STORMY SEAS; REST AFTER TOIL

MY PEACE I GIVE UNTO YOU