1922 – War Memorial, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone

Architect: Frederick W. Pomeroy



This memorial commemorates the residents of Dungannon who were killed or missing in World War I (202 servicemen) and World War II (44 servicemen). According to the local newspaper at the time of the unveiling – it was erected at a cost of 1700 pounds and is the work of Mr F.W. Pomeroy, R.A., London. It consists of a bronze figure of a soldier representing victory standing about 8 ft. 6 ins. in height, mounted on a large pedestal of Stancliffe stone on which are four bronze panels containing the names of the fallen. On two of the panels are the names of men who served in the Royal Inniskilling fusiliers. The total height of the monument is 18 ft 6 ins.

Frederick William Pomeroy (1856-1924) was a prolific British sculptor of architectural and monumental works. Pomeroy had several significant public works in London and elsewhere in the United Kingdom, notably at Belfast City Hall where he was responsible for the relief work in the pediment and several statues in the grounds. His work in London includes the figure of Lady Justice on the dome of the Old Bailey. He was also responsible for other War Memorials in Northern Ireland – including those at Coleraine and Larne.